Pediatric Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Plate filled with healthy food option - What Are the Current Guidelines for Pediatric Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease?

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07/28/2017 - Pediatric Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is a chronic disease associated with the accumulation of excessive fat in the liver (hepatic steatosis). In the United States, NAFLD is considered the most common form of liver disease in children 18 years or younger. Its incidence has been increasing since the late 1980s and at a faster rate than obesity in this same population.

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