fatty infiltration


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fatty infiltration

[′fad·ē ‚in·fil′trā·shən]
(physiology)
Infiltration of an organ or tissue with excessive amounts of fats.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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MR imaging is considered more sensitive than sonography or CT for detecting diffuse liver disease, especially when evaluating fatty infiltration or iron deposition.
There have been some histopathologic studies seeking to explore fatty infiltration of the heart.
T1-weighted MRI was performed to evaluate the degree of fatty infiltration, according to the modified Mercuri scale (0-5 scale).
In out of 45 cases, we found 1(2.2%) case of fatty infiltration of liver in these cases there was no change in hepatic artery flow characteristics.
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Future research should focus not only on the causes and mechanisms of increased fatty infiltration but also on establishing whether and how IMAT is involved in the development of the pathologies discussed as well as effective intervention regimes to decrease IMAT.
The confirmed presence of fibrous tissue in addition to the marked fatty infiltration on histology suggested the possible diagnosis of ARVD.
Ultrasonography (USG) abdomen showed hepatomegaly with grade II fatty infiltration and non specific moderate splenomegaly.
"The results will be abnormal in both conditions, but MRIs from patients with inclusion body myositis are more likely to show fatty infiltration and atrophy and more widespread abnormalities, while in polymyositis, the predominant abnormality seen on MRI is inflammation distributed along the fascia."
Further workup in this group of patients usually leads to the diagnosis of fatty infiltration of the liver.
We found no other structural defects, in particular, no fatty infiltration of the liver.
All were found to have the hallmark signs of NASH, including steatosis (fatty infiltration), inflammation (mixed acute and chronic), and hepatocyte damage (ballooning and necrosis).