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Descriptor English: Fatty Liver
Descriptor Spanish: Hígado Graso
Descriptor hígado graso
Entry term(s) esteatosis hepática
Scope note: Infiltración grasa de las células parenquimatosas del hígado que da lugar a coloración amarillenta del órgano. La acumulación anormal de lípidos suele estar constituida por TRIGLICÉRIDOS y en forma de gotas grandes, únicas, o múltiples y pequeñas. El hígado graso se debe a desequilibrio en el metabolismo de los ÁCIDOS GRASOS.
Descriptor Portuguese: Fígado Gorduroso
Descriptor French: Stéatose hépatique
Entry term(s): Liver Steatoses
Liver Steatosis
Liver, Fatty
Steatohepatitides
Steatohepatitis
Steatoses, Liver
Steatoses, Visceral
Steatosis of Liver
Steatosis, Liver
Steatosis, Visceral
Visceral Steatoses
Visceral Steatosis
Tree number(s): C06.552.241
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005234
Scope note: Lipid infiltration of the hepatic parenchymal cells resulting in a yellow-colored liver. The abnormal lipid accumulation is usually in the form of TRIGLYCERIDES, either as a single large droplet or multiple small droplets. Fatty liver is caused by an imbalance in the metabolism of FATTY ACIDS.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 5337
Unique ID: D005234
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2014/06/13
Fatty Liver - Preferred
Concept UI M0008275
Scope note Lipid infiltration of the hepatic parenchymal cells resulting in a yellow-colored liver. The abnormal lipid accumulation is usually in the form of TRIGLYCERIDES, either as a single large droplet or multiple small droplets. Fatty liver is caused by an imbalance in the metabolism of FATTY ACIDS.
Preferred term Fatty Liver
Entry term(s) Liver, Fatty
Steatohepatitis - Narrower
Concept UI M0533572
Scope note Inflammation of the liver related to lipid accumulation in fatty liver.
Preferred term Steatohepatitis
Entry term(s) Liver Steatoses
Liver Steatosis
Steatohepatitides
Steatoses, Liver
Steatoses, Visceral
Steatosis of Liver
Steatosis, Liver
Steatosis, Visceral
Visceral Steatoses
Visceral Steatosis



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