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Fatty Liver MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Fatty Liver
Tree Number(s)
C06.552.241
Unique ID
D005234
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005234
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Liver Steatosis
Steatohepatitis
Steatosis of Liver
Visceral Steatosis
NLM Classification #
WI 710
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2014/06/13
Fatty Liver Preferred
Steatohepatitis Narrower
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