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fatty metamorphosis

[′fad·ē ‚med·ə′mȯr·fə·səs]
(medicine)
Fatty degeneration, fatty infiltration, or both.
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But the positive finding illustrated was that the fatty change observed in the picture of disease control was not evident in the HPE sections of all three groups of treated animals.
In present study, acute exposure to mild doses of sodium arsenite altered the liver architecture with fatty change in the lobules affecting their size.
Intrahepatic sequestered segment of liver presenting as focal fatty change. Am J Gastroenterol 1995; 90:2238-2239.
Figure 7 is the result obtained after feeding the rat with 10 percent cassava and 90 percent wheat composite bread showing mild fatty change (MFC) with mild infiltrate of inflammatory cell (MIIC) and moderate distortion of hepatic architecture (MDHA).
Histopathological study shows that the administration of the pomegranate peel extract (50, 100, 200, and 300 mg/kg body wt) significantly decreased histopathological damage of liver including fatty change in hepatocyte, dilation of sinusoid, and congestion (Figure 2) in high lipid diet fed rats compared with saline group (Table 1).
Inflammation and vacuolation, some pyknotic cells as well as fatty change or steatosis (St) represents the intra cytoplasmic accumulation of triglycerides (neutral fats) as observed in liver sections are possible effects of the W.
Steatohepatitic HCC is characterized by a constellation of SH features such as fatty change, ballooning degeneration, neutrophilic inflammation, perisinusoidal fibrosis, and Mallory bodies.
These disruptions set the stage for insulin-toxic states--dysfunctional insulin receptor function, insulin resistance, obesity, fatty change of the liver, hyperinsulinemia, prediabetes, diabetes, renal insufficiency--that culminate into cardiovascular disorders.
The differential diagnosis of lipid-containing masses also includes lipoma and leiomyoma with fatty change. Two reports describe useful methods to differentiate between AML and liposarcoma radiologically.[sup.9,10] Israel and colleagues describe three major imaging findings that can help in the diagnosis.[sup.9] They write that a defect in the renal parenchyma should be present at the origin of the AML, whereas a liposarcoma is more likely to displace and compress the kidney.
Chronic liver injury from diverse causes such as viruses, parasites, alcohol, hereditary metal overload, for example, Wilson disease, and xenobiotics may give rise to a constellation of abnormalities such as fatty change, apoptosis, necrosis, cholestasis, inflammation, and fibrosis as well as nodular regeneration and cirrhosis.
Examination of his liver found a degree of fatty change consistent with use of alcohol in the recent past, he added.
By investigating 200 infants who were initially given the diagnosis of SIDS, Emery recognized that 5% of them had diffuse fatty change of the liver.