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The liver disorders associated with alcoholism are: 

  1. Liver cirrhosis: It involves the hardening of liver due to degeneration of the liver cells and is replaced by fibrous tissue due to excessive intake of alcohol.
  2. Fatty liver syndrome: Due to regular intake of alcohol, it is a condition which leads to permanent damage of the structure and functioning of liver cells due to deposition of fat in them. Thus, the affected cells fail to produce the required enzymes and proteins necessary for normal functioning.
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