Definition of Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis

Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis: Fatty inflammation of the liver in people who do not abuse alcohol. NASH (nonalcoholic steatohepatitis) tends to occur especially in overweight women with diabetes. It is typically a chronic condition that causes no symptoms or very mild symptoms but can sometimes cause progressive scarring and cirrhosis of the liver.


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