Some liver diseases can be treated. But when a child reaches or will soon reach end-stage liver disease, or liver failure, liver transplant is the treatment of choice.

Learn more about liver failure.

Liver Diseases That Can Lead to Liver Failure

Acute liver failure

Chronic liver failure

Tumors

  • Hepatoblastoma
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma

Metabolic disorders

  • Familial intrahepatic cholestasis
  • Wilson's disease
  • Glycogen storage disease
  • Maple syrup urine disease
  • Propionic acidemia
  • Crigler-Najjar syndrome
  • Urea cycle disorders