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Fatty liver (FL) has been positively associated with the risk of acute pancreatitis (AP), but whether FL is associated with the severity of AP remains unknown. To this, a meta-analysis was conducted to assess the effect of FL on severity and outcomes of AP.
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Name: International journal of surgery (London, England)
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Fatty liver finding without excessive ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION.
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