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Fatty liver--current look at the old disease.

Abstract

The report is devoted to the presentation of aetiological factors causing fatty liver, including alcohol, obesity, diabetes mellitus, hyperlipoproteinaemias and drugs. The author discusses morphological changes typical for the fatty liver such as large or small fatty droplets in hepatocytes and rarely coexisting hepatitis (so-called steatohepatitis). The work presents symptoms, changes in biochemical analyses of serum as well as methods of the liver visualisation used in the diagnostics of fatty liver. The treatment in based on the elimination of aetiological factors and properly balanced diet with support of pharmacotherapy in selected cases.

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    Department of Infectious Diseases, Collegium Medicum, Jagiellonian University, ul. Sniadeckich 5, 31-501 Cracow, Poland.

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    MeSH

    Fatty Liver
    Fatty Liver, Alcoholic
    Female
    Humans
    Lipid Metabolism
    Male
    Obesity
    Pregnancy
    Pregnancy Complications

    Pub Type(s)

    Journal Article
    Review

    Language

    eng

    PubMed ID

    11208312

    Citation

    Mach, T. "Fatty Liver--current Look at the Old Disease." Medical Science Monitor : International Medical Journal of Experimental and Clinical Research, vol. 6, no. 1, 2000, pp. 209-16.
    Mach T. Fatty liver--current look at the old disease. Med Sci Monit. 2000;6(1):209-16.
    Mach, T. (2000). Fatty liver--current look at the old disease. Medical Science Monitor : International Medical Journal of Experimental and Clinical Research, 6(1), pp. 209-16.
    Mach T. Fatty Liver--current Look at the Old Disease. Med Sci Monit. 2000;6(1):209-16. PubMed PMID: 11208312.
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