Published on 23 September 2023

By Jessica Yang

New multi-society consensus statement on fatty liver disease nomenclature.

Key points:
-SLD (steatotic liver disease) overarching term for steatosis
-MASLD (metabolic dysfunction associated steatotic liver disease) to replace NAFLD
-new category MetALD to describe MASLD with high alcohol consumption

Full guidelines available in Hepatology, 2023.


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