Differential diagnosis of Cirrhosis:
-non cirrhotic causes of portal hypertension such as schistosomiasis or portal vein thrombosis or splenic vein thrombosis
-upper gastrointestinal bleeding due to Mallory Weiss Syndrome or peptic ulcer disease
-encephalopathy due thiamine deficiency or uremia
-hepatomegaly due to hepatocellular carcinoma or hepatitis
-edema or ascites due congestive heart failure, myxedema or nephrotic syndrome
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