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Acta Med Scand. 1986;220(1):83-8.

Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in obesity: a reversible condition.


Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis is a rare complication of obesity with laboratory and histological features indistinguishable from alcoholic hepatitis. Three patients with 50-60% overweight and steatohepatitis are reported. All responded with normalization of the biochemical and/or histological changes after modest weight reduction.

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