Medications That Cause Fatty Liver

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Fatty liver is the accumulation of fat in liver cells. It is also called steatosis.

Possible explanations of fatty liver include the transfer of fat from other parts of the body or an increase in the extraction of fat presented to the liver from the intestine. Other explanations are that the liver reduces the rate it breaks down and removes fat. Eating fatty foods does not by itself produce a fatty liver.

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