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eWellness: Beware of fatty liver
Dr KK Aggarwal,  09 March 2018
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Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) means presence of hepatic steatosis (fatty liver), when no other causes for secondary hepatic fat accumulation (heavy alcohol consumption) are present.NAFLD, if not treated, may progress to cirrhosis and is likely an important cause of cryptogenic cirrhosis.NAFLD is subdivided into: Nonalcoholic fatty liver (NAFL) or simple fatty liver with no liver inflammation and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) or fatty liver with liver inflammationPatients with NAFLD m
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