Increased thickness of abdominal subcutaneous adipose tissue occurs more frequently in steatohepatitis than in simple steatosis.

@article{Fiel2013IncreasedTO,
  title={Increased thickness of abdominal subcutaneous adipose tissue occurs more frequently in steatohepatitis than in simple steatosis.},
  author={Maria Isabel Fiel and Hamid Reza Sima and Garrett Desman and Amirabbas Azarian and Patrick Lento and Thomas D D Schiano},
  journal={Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={137 5},
  pages={642-6}
}
CONTEXT The incidence of obesity is increasing and contributes to the rising incidence of fatty liver. Body mass index (BMI) is used to assess the degree of obesity but does not take into account the pattern of body fat distribution. OBJECTIVES To confirm the increasing incidence of fatty liver in an autopsy study. We hypothesized that a standardized… CONTINUE READING