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Steatohepatitis

What is steatohepatitis? Steatohepatitis is a type of fatty liver disease. It is associated with inflammation and the build up of fat inside specialized liver cells called hepatocytes. What are the types of steatohepatitis? There are two major types of steatohepatitis: non-alcoholic and alcoholic. Alcoholic steatohepatitis occurs due to alcohol use. Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis can be …
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Cirrhosis

What is cirrhosis? Cirrhosis is a type of medical liver disease caused¬†by scar formation in the liver. This type of scar tissue that develops in the liver is called fibrosis. Fibrosis is caused by damage that occurs in the liver over a long period of time. What are the symptoms of cirrhosis? People with cirrhosis …
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