Fatty liver

Called steatosis, a liver disorder in which liver cells have macrovesicular droplets of triglycerides.

Can be caused by the regular intake of alcohol.

Alcoholic fatty liver resolves with abstinence, but with continued drinking hepatic fibrosis and cirrhosis can result.

A relationship exists for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, hepatic insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes.

Excessive alcohol consumption and obesity or distinct risk factors for fatty liver disease.
Even moderate alcohol consumption is a risk factor for hepatic steatosis development in obese and dividuals.

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