Fatty liver - nonalcoholic

Fatty liver; Steatosis; Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis; NASH

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the buildup of fat in the liver that is NOT caused by drinking too much alcohol. People who have it do not have a history of heavy drinking. NAFLD is closely related to being overweight.

For many people, NAFLD causes no symptoms or problems. A more serious form of the disease is called non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). NASH can cause liver failure. It can also cause cancer.

Liver

The liver serves a wide variety of body functions, including detoxifying blood and producing bile that aids in digestion.

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