Cholestatic Liver Disease (Clinical Gastroenterology) by Keith D. Lindor, Jayant A. Talwalkar

By Keith D. Lindor, Jayant A. Talwalkar

Over the last twenty years, there was a gentle raise in wisdom linked to the scientific manifestations of cholestatic liver illness. in line with those medical occasions, this booklet presents priceless and well timed details at the ever-expanding topic of cholestatic liver ailment. It offers clinical updates from prime specialists which relate to the medical review and administration of cholestatic liver problems.

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On liver biopsy, the characteristic finding is canalicular dilation with bile casts, predominantly occurring in acinar oz ne 3 (centrllobular region). There is typically Chapter 2 / Drug-Induced Cholestasis 29 little or no inflammation or necrosis (4,13). The classic drugs that result in cholestasis without hepatitis are the steroid hormones such as oral contraceptives (30). Cases of azathioprine (31), anabolic steroid (32), erythromycin (33), cyclosporine A (34), and tamoxifen (3)-induced cholestasis have also been reported.

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