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What is NASH syndrome?

What is NASH syndrome?

  • NASH syndrome: A form of fatty liver where fat and fibrous tissue accumulate in the liver. Fatty liver is normally seen in alcoholic patients but in NASH syndrome, alcohol is not a factor. The condition may be generally asymptomatic or in some cases may lead to progressive scarring (cirrhosis) of the liver. The condition has a variable progression.

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list NASH syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

NASH syndrome: Introduction

Types of NASH syndrome:

Broader types of NASH syndrome:

How serious is NASH syndrome?

Complications of NASH syndrome: see complications of NASH syndrome

What causes NASH syndrome?

Causes of NASH syndrome: see causes of NASH syndrome

What are the symptoms of NASH syndrome?

Symptoms of NASH syndrome: see symptoms of NASH syndrome

Complications of NASH syndrome: see complications of NASH syndrome

NASH syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for NASH syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and NASH syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for NASH syndrome: Hepatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for NASH syndrome.
Treatments for NASH syndrome: see treatments for NASH syndrome

Name of NASH syndrome

Main name of condition: NASH syndrome

 

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