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What does NAFLD stand for?

NAFLD stands for Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

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Hepatic fibrosis is a common result of different chronic liver diseases caused by viral infections, alcohol abuse, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), autoimmune disease, and metabolic/genetic disorders.
FROM THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF LIVER DISEASES SAN FRANCISCO - Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is common in adolescent girls with polycystic ovaries, and its presence coincides with worse metabolic derangements, according to Australian researchers.
Presented in a point/counterpoint format with a concluding expert opinion, controversies relate to liver tumors, cirrhosis, hepatitis, and liver diseases and include whether living donor liver transplantation should be considered in adult acute liver failure, whether hepatitis C should be treated in patients with chronic kidney disease prior to transplant, whether to adhere to the "6-month rule" for recent history of alcohol abuse in liver transplant candidates, and whether liver biopsy should be performed in all patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.