[Steatohepatic cirrhosis in a morbidly obese patient].

Sixty to ninety percent of obese subjects show histological abnormalities of the liver. The hepatic lesion can be classified into one of the four following groups: steatosis, steatohepatitis, fibrosis and cirrhosis. The incidence of cirrhosis among patients with fatty liver changes ranges from 1.5% to 8%. The now abandoned surgery procedures performed for… CONTINUE READING