non-alcoholic fatty liver disease(redirected from Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease)
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non-alcoholic fatty liver diseaseA fatty liver lacking histologic features typically associated with alcohol abuse, which primarily affects overweight women. With time, patients develop portal changes such as interface hepatitis, increased portal inflammation and fibrosis, and autoantibodies.
Diabetes, obesity, hypertension, gallstones, hyperlipidaemia, hypertriglyceridaemia.
Uncertain; possibly oxidative stress and lack of antioxidants.
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease types
• Steatosis with inflammation;
• Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH);