fatty liver

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Noun1.fatty liver - yellow discoloration as a result of the accumulation of certain fats (triglycerides) in the liver; can be caused by alcoholic cirrhosis or pregnancy or exposure to certain toxins
liver disease - a disease affecting the liver
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The microscopic changes observed in all 30 birds were hepatocellular anisocytosis (ND in 26 birds, 0 in 1 bird, 1+ in 3 birds) and anisokaryosis (ND in 1 bird, 0 in 4 birds, 1+ in 18 birds, 2+ in 6 birds, 3+ in 1 bird), hepatic lipidosis (0 in 24 birds, 1+ in 4 birds, 2+ in 1 bird, 4+ in 1 bird), hepatocellular necrosis (0 in 26 birds, 1+ scattered necrosis in 1 bird, and focal necrosis in 3 birds), heterophilic hepatitis with variable degrees of lymphocytic or histiocytic infiltrates (0 in 6 birds, 1+ in 20 birds, 2+ in 4 birds), glycogen-laden hepatocytes (0 in 3 birds, 1+ in 14 birds, 2+ in 4 birds, 3+ in 7 birds, 4+ in 2 birds), and iron-laden hepatocytes (0 in 13 birds, 1+ in 7 birds, 2+ in 8 birds, 3+ in 2 birds).
Food can safely be withheld from dogs for some days, but this can lead to a serious condition called hepatic lipidosis in cats, so be more cautious with them.
High haptoglobin levels have been reported in the blood of cattle with mastitis, metritis, pyometra, traumatic reticulitis, abomasal displacement, traumatic pericarditis, bacterial nephritis, and hepatic lipidosis.