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What's the difference between fatty liver and elevated liver enzymes?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Elevated liver enzymes indicate damage to liver cells usually from alcohol, hepatitis, and some medications.
Fatty liver means accumulation of fat in liver cells, it can result from obesity, malnutrition, alcohol, other hapatotoxins like chloroform, and low blood supply to liver.

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Elevated liver enzymes indicate damage to liver cells usually from alcohol, hepatitis, and some medications.
Fatty liver means accumulation of fat in liver cells, it can result from obesity, malnutrition, alcohol, other hapatotoxins like chloroform, and low blood supply to liver.
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