Toxic Hepatitis

Drug-induced liver injury: recent advances in diagnosis and risk assessment

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Idiosyncratic drug-induced liver injury (IDILI) is a rare but potentially severe adverse drug reaction that should be considered in patients who develop…

Therapeutic window is narrow for steroids in alcoholic hepatitis

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PHILADELPHIA – The main lesson for discordant data regarding the benefit of corticosteroids for alcoholic hepatitis is that mortality reductions accrue only to those patients who have advanced hepatitis but have not yet developed end-stage disease, according to a detailed look at published studies p…