Hepatic Encephalopathy is a decline in brain function as a result of severe liver disease. In this condition the liver cannot adequately remove toxins from the blood. This causes a buildup of toxins in the blood stream, which can lead to brain damage. Acute hepatic encephalopathy develops because of severe liver disease or terminal liver failure.
Hepatic Encephalopathy. Health Line. https://www.healthline.com/health/hepatic-encephalopathy-2