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Liver Health

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) represents a spectrum of disorders ranging from simple steatosis or fatty change (retention of fat in the liver cells) to non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) – a more serious condition characterised by inflammation. NASH can result in progressive fibrosis (initial scarring), cirrhosis (irreversible scarring of the liver), and an increased risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (primary liver cancer). Find more on causes, symptoms and treatment of these conditions here.

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