How can "pseudocirrhosis" be differentiated from actual cirrhosis?
The clinical history of systemic treatment for cancer is necessary for a diagnosis. The patient may show show secondary signs of cirrhosis as well (such as ascites and splenomegaly)
Diffusely nodular appearance of the liver with pronounced areas of capsular retraction.
There is no splenomegaly, no development of portal venous collaterals, and no ascites.