The Condition"...There is a rare, but serious, form of fatty liver that begins late in pregnancy and may cause jaundice and liver failure..."
The Condition"...In rare cases, it causes jaundice, right-side abdominal pain, abdominal swelling, and fever..."
Also known as steatosis. The initial change and the most common hepatic abnormality in hospitalized alcoholics. The increased liver fat is derived from the diet, from free fatty acids mobilized from adipose tissue, and from lipid synthesized in the liver and inadequately degraded or excreted.