Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: assessment of variability in pathologic interpretations.

@article{Younossi1998NonalcoholicFL,
  title={Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: assessment of variability in pathologic interpretations.},
  author={Zobair M Younossi and Terry Gramlich and Yingrui Cyril Liu and Christi A Matteoni and Massimiliano Petrelli and John R. Goldblum and Lisa R Rybicki and Arthur Joseph McCullough},
  journal={Modern pathology : an official journal of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Inc},
  year={1998},
  volume={11 6},
  pages={560-5}
}
The exact cause, prevalence, and rate of progression of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) are unclear because of a lack of agreement on the pathologic features associated with the different types of NAFLD, their clinical syndromes, and because of a lack of accuracy in the interpretation of these pathologic features. Studies of NAFLD would be aided by a consistent and standardized approach to the interpretation of pathologic features. The aim of our study was to assess interobserver and… CONTINUE READING
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