Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease | Overview

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What is nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)?

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a buildup of fat in the liver. NAFLD can be harmless, but sometimes it may cause the liver to swell. It is a common condition.

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Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease by M Bayard, J Holt, E Boroughs (American Family Physician June 01, 2006, http://www.aafp.org/afp/20060601/1961.html)

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Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 12/06

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