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Disease Fatty Liver

Name Fatty Liver
Synonyms Liver, Fatty | Liver Steatoses | Liver Steatosis | Steatohepatitides | Steatohepatitis | Steatoses, Liver | Steatoses, Visceral | Steatosis, Liver | Steatosis of Liver | Steatosis, Visceral | Visceral Steatoses | Visceral Steatosis
Definition Lipid infiltration of the hepatic parenchymal cells resulting in a yellow-colored liver. The abnormal lipid accumulation is usually in the form of TRIGLYCERIDES, either as a single large droplet or multiple small droplets. Fatty liver is caused by an imbalance in the metabolism of FATTY ACIDS.
Categories Digestive system disease
MeSH® ID D005234
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DiseasesDigestive System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Liver Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Fatty Liver Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references

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Fatty Liver Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
  Acute fatty liver of pregnancy
  Fatty Liver, Alcoholic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Lipoatrophy with diabetes, hepatic steatosis, cardiomyopathy, and leukomelanodermic papules
  Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Reye Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Visceral Steatosis, Congenital