Ethnicity and the diagnosis gap in liver disease: a population-based study.
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Liver disease is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Large numbers of liver function tests (LFTs) are performed in primary care, with abnormal liver biochemistry a common finding. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common cause of chronic liver injury. Metabolic syndrome, common in people from South Asia, is an important risk factor for NAFLD.
AuthorsAlazawi, W; Mathur, R; Abeysekera, K; Hull, S; Boomla, K; Robson, J; Foster, GR
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