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Low thyroid function predicts NASH, fibrosis in patients with fatty liver

13:42 EDT 21 Aug 2017 | Healio

Subclinical hypothyroidism and lower than normal thyroid function independently predicted advanced fibrosis and the risk for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, according to recently published data.“The prevalence of NASH and advanced fibrosis associated with [thyroid-stimulating hormone levels] was significantly higher in subjects with subclinical hypothyroidism than in those with normal thyroid function,” the researchers wrote.

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