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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2017, 18(9), 1955; doi:10.3390/ijms18091955

NAFLD: Is There Anything New under the Sun?

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Division of Internal Medicine, Department of Biomedical, Metabolic and Neural Sciences, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria, Ospedale Civile di Baggiovara, 41125 Modena, Italy
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Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University and Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Integrata of Verona, 37126 Verona, Italy
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Received: 15 August 2017 / Revised: 10 September 2017 / Accepted: 10 September 2017 / Published: 12 September 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Research 2016)
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Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is an “umbrella” definition that encompasses a spectrum of histological liver changes ranging from simple steatosis to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) with/without fibrosis, “cryptogenic” cirrhosis, and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), occurring in a dysmetabolic milieu, though in the absence of excessive alcohol consumption and other competing etiologies of chronic liver disease [1].[...] View Full-Text
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