What are pathologic changes observed in patients with alcoholic liver disease (ALD)?

Updated: Apr 12, 2018
  • Author: Emily Tommolino, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Pathologic changes observed in patients with alcoholic liver disease (ALD) can be divided into the following three groups:

  • Alcoholic fatty liver (simple steatosis)

  • Alcoholic hepatitis

  • Alcohol-related cirrhosis


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