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Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis in Obesity: A Reversible Condition

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Department of Medicine, Malmö General Hospital, S-21401 Malmö, Sweden.

Abstract

ABSTRACT 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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