"Fatty Liver" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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.
- Visceral Steatosis
- Steatosis of Liver
- Liver Steatosis
- Liver Steatoses
- Steatoses, Liver
- Steatosis, Liver
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Fatty Liver".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Fatty Liver".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Fatty Liver" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Fatty Liver" was a major or minor topic of these publication.