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What are the two main types of fatty liver disease?

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There are two main types of fatty liver disease:

  • Alcoholic liver disease
  • Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

From: Fatty Liver Disease (Hepatic Steatosis) WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Liver Foundation: "Fatty Liver Disease," "Fatty Liver."

EMedicine: "Alcoholic Fatty Liver."

NIDDK: "Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis."

American College of Gastroenterology: "Fatty Liver Disease."

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on September 4, 2019

SOURCES:

Liver Foundation: "Fatty Liver Disease," "Fatty Liver."

EMedicine: "Alcoholic Fatty Liver."

NIDDK: "Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis."

American College of Gastroenterology: "Fatty Liver Disease."

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on September 4, 2019

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