The Pathology of Alcoholic Liver Disease.

  title={The Pathology of Alcoholic Liver Disease.},
  author={Lindsay Alpert and John A Hart},
  journal={Clinics in liver disease},
  volume={20 3},
The term "alcoholic liver disease" encompasses a spectrum of pathologic conditions ranging from isolated steatosis to established cirrhosis. Within this spectrum, varying degrees of inflammation, hepatocellular ballooning degeneration, hepatocyte necrosis, cholestasis, and fibrosis may be encountered. This article reviews the characteristic histologic… CONTINUE READING