Liver Disease in Women: A Focused View on Saudis as a Model for the Arabian Gulf Population
Liver disease is a leading cause for morbidity and mortality among males and females. Due to several sex hormonal differences between females and males, manifestations and outcomes of liver diseases are different between male and females and several previous reports had addressed these differences. Reports on liver disease among Saudis are sporadic mostly addressing one or two forms of liver disease separately with limited attention to the sex difference in liver disease. This paper is addressing common liver disease among Saudis, stressing on the gender difference in liver disease.