DR MONIQUE MARAIS

GASTROENTEROLOGIST CAPE TOWN

DR MONIQUE MARAIS

GASTROENTEROLOGIST CAPE TOWN

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Non-Alcoholic fatty liver disease, sometimes called NAFLD, is a condition in which fat infiltrates the liver tissue. This is usually asymptomatic and occurs over quite a long period of time.

There are two types of NAFLD:

Alcohol can also cause a similar type of fatty infiltration, but then it is not nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Therefor this diagnosis can only be made in persons who consume none or very little alcohol.


Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease FAQ