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Liver Center - Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)




Definition Incidence Risk Factors/Cause
Spectrum of liver diseases ranging from simple fatty liver (steatosis) to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) to cirrhosis. Characterized by the accumulation of fat in liver cells. Liver biopsy Most prevalent liver disease in the U.S. Approximately 24 percent of liver disease cases  
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