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hepatic steatosis +     
macrovesicular hepatic steatosis  
a common form of hepatic steatosis characterized by the presence of large lipid droplets that displace the nucleus and organelles to the cell periphery in affected hepatocytes; may be caused by oversupply of lipids due to obesity, obstructive sleep apnea, insulin resistance, or alcoholism
microvesicular hepatic steatosis  

Exact Synonyms: large droplet steatosis ;   macrovesicular steatosis
Definition Sources:, ISBN:978-0-323-37591-7

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