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hepatic steatosis +     
macrovesicular hepatic steatosis  
microvesicular hepatic steatosis  
a less common form of hepatic steatosis characterized by accumulation of multiple small lipid droplets giving the cytoplasm a foamy appearance without displacing the nucleus in affected hepatocytes; causes include tetracyclines, acute fatty liver of pregnancy, Reye's syndrome, and hepatitis C

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

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