Prevalence and Natural History of Alcoholic Liver Disease

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Abstract

Alcoholic liver disease is a major cause of morbidity and mortality among people who drink excessive amounts of alcohol. There is a spectrum of liver injury that ranges from steatosis to varying stages of hepatic fibrosis and cirrhosis, with subsequent risk for hepatocellular carcinoma. Steatohepatitis can occur at any stage of disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)659-666
Number of pages8
JournalClinics in Liver Disease
Volume16
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2012

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Alcoholic Liver Diseases
Fatty Liver
Liver Cirrhosis
Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Fibrosis
Alcohols
Morbidity
Mortality
Liver
Wounds and Injuries

Keywords

  • Alcoholic liver disease
  • Alcoholism
  • Epidemiology
  • Natural history

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology

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Prevalence and Natural History of Alcoholic Liver Disease. / Schwartz, Jonathan M.; Reinus, John F.

In: Clinics in Liver Disease, Vol. 16, No. 4, 11.2012, p. 659-666.

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