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A 43-year-old male asked:

Ultrasound - whole abdomen mild hepatomegaly with fatty changes. liver : measures 164 mm, mild hepatomegaly with increasee in echogenicity of liver?

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Dr. John Fung
General Surgery 40 years experience
Fatty liver: You have non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). NAFLD tends to develop in people who are overweight or obese or have diabetes, high cholesterol or high triglycerides. If you are overweight, gradual weight loss will definitely help your fatty liver. This is the number one cause of liver disease in the United States and is a risk factor for diabetes,
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Last updated Sep 21, 2018

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