Gastroenterology Book

Traumatic Injury


Toxic Hepatitis

Aka: Toxic Hepatitis, Drug-Induced Hepatitis
  1. See Also
    1. Hepatotoxin
  2. Types: Direct Hepatotoxins (Onset within 48 hours)
    1. Signs
      1. Biopsy with necrosis at terminal hepatic venule
    2. Causes
      1. Carbon tetrachloride
      2. Benzene derivative
      3. Mushroom Poisoning
      4. Acetaminophen
  3. Types: Idiosyncratic Reaction (Variable onset)
    1. Signs
      1. Fever
      2. Rash
      3. Arthralgia
      4. Eosinophilia
    2. Causes
      1. Isoniazid
      2. Halothane
      3. Phenytoin
      4. Methyldopa
  4. Resources
    1. See Hepatotoxin
    2. NIDDK/NLM Liver Tox

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