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NONALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is having excessive hepatic fat (in the form of triglycerides) accumulation not due to excessive alcohol consumption or other secondary causes.

It is considered as a hepatic manifestation of metabolic syndrome.

Progression of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is variable.

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