Fatty Liver Disease in Children is Increasing

AK Sahota et al. Pediatrics 2020; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2020-0771. Incidence of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Children: 2009–2018

Key finding:  The incidence of an NAFLD diagnosis significantly increased over time, with 36.0 per 100 000 in 2009 and 58.2 per 100 000 in 2018 (P < .0001), based on study of a large integrated health care system in southern California

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