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Clin Liver Dis. 2009 Nov;13(4):511-31. doi: 10.1016/j.cld.2009.07.005.

Epidemiology and natural history of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis.

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  • 1Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Virginia Health System, 1335 Lee Street, MSB 2091, Box 800708, Charlottesville, VA 22908-0708, USA. cka3d@virginia.edu

Abstract

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common chronic liver condition in many parts of the world. This article describes the epidemiology and natural history of this disorder. It also describes current diagnostic and treatment methods and describes future implications NAFLD may have.

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