Fatty Liver

What Causes Fatty Liver?

Fatty Liver is usually caused by excess alcohol consumption. Factors influencing chances of alcoholic fatty liver:
  • Genetics factors

  • Hepatitis C

  • Iron overload-wilsons disease

  • Obesity

  • Diet

Causes of Nonalcoholic fatty Liver Diseases:

  • Medicines such as corticosteroids,methotraxate

  • Viral hepatitis

  • Rapid weight loss

  • Malnutrition

  • High cholesterol

  • Autoimmunity

How Fatty Liver is Diagnosed?

Blood Test:  To confirm fatty liver diagnosis is confirmed by liver biopsy.

Ultrasonography Abdomen: It may be incidental finding on abdomen sonography.

Liver Biopsy: To confirm fatty liver diagnosis is confirmed by liver biopsy.

How Fatty Liver Disease is Treated?

No specific treatment is available for fatty liver disease. Underlying diseases such as diabetes & hyperlipedemia should be treated.
What are the Symptoms of Fatty Liver Disease?
  • Fatigue

  • Weight Loss

  • Weakness

  • Nausea

  • Pain right upper abdomen

  • Enlarged Liver

  • If cirrhosis develops symptoms may be

  • Fluid retention

  • Muscle wasting

  • Bleeding internally

  • Jaundice

Diet and life style changes for fatty liver are most important:
In severe cirrohosus liver transplant may be needed.

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