Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.

  title={Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.},
  author={Brent A Neuschwander-Tetri and Bruce R. Bacon},
  journal={The Medical clinics of North America},
  volume={80 5},
NASH is a form of chronic liver disease that is defined by biopsy findings and has the appearance of alcoholic hepatitis. Although this disease was once thought to be a problem of women, diabetics, and the obese, more recent studies have identified a significant proportion of patients who do not fit these risk factors. In a fraction of patients, the disease can progress to various stages of fibrosis leading ultimately to cirrhosis and death from end-stage liver disease. For this reason… CONTINUE READING


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