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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]


Common Causes

Fatty liver is commonly associated with alcohol or metabolic syndrome (diabetes, hypertension and dyslipidemia) but can also be due to any one of many causes:[1][2]

Causes by Organ System

Cardiovascular Patent ductus venosus
Chemical / poisoning Alcohol, Carbon tetrachloride, Ethanol, Mushroom poisoning, Phosphorous
Dermatologic No underlying causes
Drug Side Effect Amiodarone, Anti retroviral therapy, Diltiazem, Glucocorticoids, Lomitapide, Methotrexate, Tamoxifen, Tetracycline, Valproic acid
Ear Nose Throat No underlying causes
Endocrine Diabetes mellitus, Type II diabetes
Environmental No underlying causes
Gastroenterologic Autoimmune hepatitis, Inflammatory bowel disease, Jejunal diverticulosis with bacterial overgrowth, Non alcoholic steatohepatitis
Genetic No underlying causes
Hematologic No underlying causes
Iatrogenic No underlying causes
Infectious Disease No underlying causes
Musculoskeletal / Ortho No underlying causes
Neurologic No underlying causes
Nutritional / Metabolic No underlying causes
Obstetric/Gynecologic No underlying causes
Oncologic No underlying causes
Opthalmologic No underlying causes
Overdose / Toxicity No underlying causes
Psychiatric No underlying causes
Pulmonary No underlying causes
Renal / Electrolyte No underlying causes
Rheum / Immune / Allergy No underlying causes
Sexual No underlying causes
Trauma No underlying causes
Urologic No underlying causes
Dental No underlying causes
Miscellaneous No underlying causes

Causes in Alphabetical Order


  1. Angulo P (2002). "Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease". N. Engl. J. Med. 346 (16): 1221–31. doi:10.1056/NEJMra011775. PMID 11961152.
  2. Bayard M, Holt J, Boroughs E (2006). "Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease". American family physician. 73 (11): 1961–8. PMID 16770927.