"Fatty Liver" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Lipid infiltration of the hepatic parenchymal cells resulting in a yellow-colored liver. The abnormal lipid accumulation is usually in the form of TRIGLYCERIDES, either as a single large droplet or multiple small droplets. Fatty liver is caused by an imbalance in the metabolism of FATTY ACIDS.
- Steatosis of Liver
- Visceral Steatosis
- Steatoses, Visceral
- Steatosis, Visceral
- Visceral Steatoses
- Liver Steatosis
- Liver Steatoses
- Steatoses, Liver
- Steatosis, Liver
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Fatty Liver".
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