Lean non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

  title={Lean non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.},
  author={Alice Yuxin Wang and J Dhaliwal and Marialena Mouzaki},
  journal={Clinical nutrition},
BACKGROUND & AIMS Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), with its increasing prevalence and association with various co-morbidities, such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome, is a growing concern. Previously thought to predominantly affect obese individuals, NAFLD has been shown to occur in non-obese subjects. This subset of individuals, known to have 'lean NAFLD' or 'non-obese NAFLD', is also growing increasingly prevalent. We summarize the clinical manifestations… CONTINUE READING

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