Disease Information for Alcoholic fatty liver

Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Alcohol facies
Yellow skin discoloration
Abdominal Mass
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Pain Crampy
Abdominal pain/triggered by alcohol
Alcohol drinking intolerance/new
Alcohol is 50 per cent of calorie intake
Anorexia Decreased appetite
Right Upper Quadrant Pain/Tenderness
Upper Abdominal Pain
Alcohol on breath/odor of alcohol
Characteristic breath odor
Massive Hepatomegaly
Palpable Liver/Hepatomegaly
Tender liver/liver pain
Weight Loss
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Anemia with Low Reticulocyte Count
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Alcoholism/chronic alcoholic
Patient/Excess alcohol habit
Family History
Family history/Liver disease
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult Aged Only
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
AST (SGOT)/ALT (SGPT) high ratio (Lab)
GGT over 120/ 2 1/2 X normal elevation (Lab)
Hepatic Enzymes Abnormal (Lab)
Liver Functions Abnormal (Lab)
Macrocytic anemia (Lab)
SGOT over 120 elevation/ 2 1/2 X normal (Lab)
SGOT(AST)/SGPT(ALT) More than 1.0 (Lab)
Transaminase elevation (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
CPK/CK/Creatine kinase/Creatine phosphokinase (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Anti-Smooth muscle (actin) antibodies (Lab)
ACE/Angiotensin converting enzyme level (Lab)
ALT (SGPT) (Alanine transferase) (Lab)
Aspartamine aminotransferase (SGOT, AST) (Lab)
AST (SGOT) (aspartamine transferase) (Lab)
CDT [Carbohydrate-Deficience Transferrin test]/Abnormal
Ethanol blood level/toxin (Lab)
Free fatty acids/FFA/Non-esterified (Lab)
Lactic Dehydrogenase (LDH LH) (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
BX/Liver biopsy/Clear vacuoles/hepatic cells
BX/Liver biopsy/Diagnostic
BX/Liver biopsy/Eccentrically placed nuclei hepatocytes
BX/Liver biopsy/Fatty change in liver tissue
BX/Liver biopsy/Mallory bodies
BX/Liver biopsy/Neutrophile infiltration
BX/Liver biopsy/Oil Red Fat Stain Abnormal
BX/Liver Macrovesicular fatty change/lobular fibrosis
PATH/Large fatty liver
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Hepatitis, viral
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Chronic Hepatitis
Associated Disease & Complications
Acetamenophen (Tylenol) effect/toxicity
Cholestasis/intrahepatic biliary obstruction
Chronic hepatitis/Active
Drug induced Hypoglycemia
Fatty liver
Hepatitis, secondary
Hypoglycemia, diabetic/treatment
Toxic hepatitis
Chronic Hepatitis
Disease Synergy - Causes
Risk factor/Alcoholism
Disease Mechanism & Classification
CLASS/Liver involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Liver/gallbladder/ducts (category)
Pathophysiology/Cytokine gene polymorphism
Pathophysiology/Genomic indentifiers (polymorphism/snip/mutations)
Pathophysiology/Fatty accumulation in liver
PROCESS/Complicating disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Complicating/Specific process disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Poison/specific (category)
PROCESS/Poisoned organ/system (category)
alcohol fatty degeneration of liver, alcohol induced fatty liver, alcohol liver degeneration fatty, Alcoholic Fatty Liver, Alcoholic fatty liver (disorder), Alcoholic induced fatty liver, Fatty liver alcoholic, Madris Discrimination Index Abnormal, Synonym/Hepatic steatosis, Synonym/Steatosis
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Liver biopsy
Other Treatments
TX/Abstinence alcohol
TX/Discontinue Toxin/Abuse

Fatty liver in alcoholics. It is potentially reversible and may be associated with alcoholic hepatitis or cirrhosis.


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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)