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What is nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)?

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the build-up of fat in liver cells. NAFLD can cause the liver to swell and can lead to cirrhosis and, rarely, has been known to cause liver cancer.

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