Gastroenterology

NAFLD linked to intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy




Due to significantly higher rates of steatosis and liver imaging, researchers linked intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
Tatyana Kushner, MD, MSCE, from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York discussed the findings during a press conference call on behalf of co-author Erica Monrose, MD, from the Icahn School of Medicine, who will present the study at Digestive Disease Week in San Diego.
“The connection between a rare condition that most notably causes severe itchiness in the palms and soles as well as [other areas] during pregnancy

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