What is the relationship between nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and hemochromatosis?

Updated: Apr 03, 2017
  • Author: Andrea Duchini, MD; Chief Editor: Praveen K Roy, MD, AGAF  more...
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Some studies show that HFE mutations in patients with hepatitis C infection are associated with higher frequencies of fibrosis and cirrhosis. [61, 62] Increased fibrosis was also found in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) who had the C282Y mutation. [63, 64]


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