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What is a fatty liver ?

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Dr. Mary Maluccio
Surgery - Oncology
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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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In brief: Fat in liver

Normal liver cells do not contain fat.
Fatty liver cells do, and this is abnormal. Causes include diet, obesity, infections and predisposing conditions such as diabetes mellitus.

In brief: Fat in liver

Normal liver cells do not contain fat.
Fatty liver cells do, and this is abnormal. Causes include diet, obesity, infections and predisposing conditions such as diabetes mellitus.
Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
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Dr. Robert Montenegro
Family Medicine

In brief: Fatty Liver

This is a condition where the liver is infiltrated by excess fat.
This is found commonly in obese individual. If not reverse this could lead to nafld (non alcoholic fatty liver disease).

In brief: Fatty Liver

This is a condition where the liver is infiltrated by excess fat.
This is found commonly in obese individual. If not reverse this could lead to nafld (non alcoholic fatty liver disease).
Dr. Robert Montenegro
Dr. Robert Montenegro
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