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What is a fatty liver?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine
7 doctors agree
In brief: Fat in the Liver
Deposition of triglycerides in the liver from any number of disease processes.
This is considered a reversible condition although that may depend on the cause. Significant alcohol intake and obesity are two large contributors.

In brief: Fat in the Liver
Deposition of triglycerides in the liver from any number of disease processes.
This is considered a reversible condition although that may depend on the cause. Significant alcohol intake and obesity are two large contributors.
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Dr. Bradley Younggren
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Steatosis
Increase in the number of fatty cells or adiposites in the liver. It is common in alcoholic liver, in malnutrition, in metabolic syndrome.
It causes mild elevation of certain enzymes regarded as "liver enzymes" like ast, alt. On the ultrasound the liver looks more diffusely brilliant or hyerechoic. In gral. It is considered a benign condition. Latest studies suggest small % may develop cirrhosis.

In brief: Steatosis
Increase in the number of fatty cells or adiposites in the liver. It is common in alcoholic liver, in malnutrition, in metabolic syndrome.
It causes mild elevation of certain enzymes regarded as "liver enzymes" like ast, alt. On the ultrasound the liver looks more diffusely brilliant or hyerechoic. In gral. It is considered a benign condition. Latest studies suggest small % may develop cirrhosis.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
Family Medicine
In brief: Read on
Read this short article: https://www.
kaushikmd.com/fatty-liver-on-a-rise-with-diabetes-and-obesity-epidemics/ How to revert it: https://www.kaushikmd.com/get-started/

In brief: Read on
Read this short article: https://www.
kaushikmd.com/fatty-liver-on-a-rise-with-diabetes-and-obesity-epidemics/ How to revert it: https://www.kaushikmd.com/get-started/
Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
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Dr. Mary Maluccio
Surgery - Oncology
In brief: Fat infiltration
Several things can contribute to fatty infiltration of the liver including 1) excess weight over a long period of time, 2) pregnancy, 3) diet 4) medical conditions like diabetes, and 5) medications including chemotherapy.
Depending on the contributing factors, some of the problem may be treated effectively with weight loss, tight glucose control, and/or dietary modification.

In brief: Fat infiltration
Several things can contribute to fatty infiltration of the liver including 1) excess weight over a long period of time, 2) pregnancy, 3) diet 4) medical conditions like diabetes, and 5) medications including chemotherapy.
Depending on the contributing factors, some of the problem may be treated effectively with weight loss, tight glucose control, and/or dietary modification.
Dr. Mary Maluccio
Dr. Mary Maluccio
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