Published in Hepatitis Weekly, February 20th, 2006
"Obesity-related steatosis is an increasingly common histologic finding and often coexists with other chronic liver diseases. Although obesity and steatosis are recognized risk factors for more advanced fibrosis in chronic hepatitis C and alcoholic liver disease, it has not been determined whether these factors influence the progression of other diseases in which steatosis is not a feature of the primary liver insult," wrote E.E. Powell and colleagues, Princess Alexandra Hospital.
"We studied 214 patients with hemochromatosis who were homozygous for the...
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