Yes. Steatosis, or fatty liver, can lead to steatohepatitis (inflammation of fatty liver cells) which can lead to cirrhosis (scarring of the liver) and ultimately liver cancer (also called hepatocellular carcinoma). Fortunately, by achieving an ideal body weight, you can often reverse fatty liver changes before it is too late.
Panc elastase test shows insufficiency. Have fatty liver. Is pei cause of fatty liver? Is there connection between fatty liver and pancreatic cancer?
No, just description. Like most dx, just a label for a pattern, as judged by whatever metrics. Yes, there is observed relation between fatty liver ; developing liver cancer. Fatty liver most commonly due to persistent low-fat, hi-carb (i.e. All sugars, simple ; complex) foods. Liver, to protect rest of body from ?sugar (toxic), converts sugars into triglyceride fats. If can't export into external fat, then fatty liver. Read more...