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Author Topic: Fatty Liver Disease Is Less Common but More Severe in Women  (Read 199 times)

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Fatty Liver Disease Is Less Common but More Severe in Women
« on: November 10, 2020, 11:08:11 am »
Women are less likely to develop non- fatty liver disease (NAFLD) than their male counterparts. But women with NAFLD were more likely to progress to non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and fibrosis than men with the condition, according to a meta-analysis study published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

“Our findings indicate that once NAFLD is established, the risk of progressive disease (i.e., NASH and advanced fibrosis) is not different and may be slightly higher among women than men,” reported the study authors.

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