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A 23-year-old man drinks alcohol heavily on a ...

Fatty change

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submitted by vonhippelindau(0),

It’s acute alcohol consumption so fatty change more likely. Cellular swelling indicates alcoholic hepatitis which requires chronic alcohol consumption (See FA 2019 pg 385). At least that’s the logic I used to pick fatty change.