Fatty Liver

(Hepatic steatosis)

Under a fatty liver (steatosis hepatis) refers to an excessive accumulation of lipids in the hepatocytes. This is the most common form of liver damage.

Under a fatty liver (steatosis hepatis) refers to an excessive accumulation of lipids in the hepatocytes. This is the most common form of liver damage.

See also liver structure and function and evaluation of the patient with liver disease.) Under a fatty liver (steatosis hepatis) is defined as an excessive accumulation of lipids in the hepatocytes. This is the most common form of liver damage. A fatty liver for several reasons, many different biochemical processes involved and cause different types of liver damage. Clinically, it has proven useful to distinguish a fatty liver disease during pregnancy or an alcoholic fatty liver of a fatty liver, which develops in the absence of pregnancy and alcoholism (non-alcoholic fatty liver disease [NAFLD]). NAFLD includes a simple infiltration of fat (a benign situation) and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, a less common but more important variant.

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