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Levetriacetam - National Institutes of Health

Apr 18, 2019 · PubMed Citation (Review of anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome: triad of fever, rash and internal organ injury occurring 1-8 weeks after exposure to anticonvulsant; liver being most common internal organ involved. Occurs in 1:1000-1:10,000 initial exposures to phenytoin, carbamazepine, phenobarbital or lamotrigine, unrelated to dose, perhaps predisposed by valproate; liver injury arises ……

NAFLD - Genetics Home Reference - NIH

Oct 29, 2019 · Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a buildup of excessive fat in the liver that can lead to liver damage resembling the damage caused by alcohol abuse, but that occurs in people who do not drink heavily. The liver is a part of the digestive system that helps break down food, store energy, and remove waste products, including toxins.…

Liver Disease MedlinePlus

Symptoms of liver disease can vary, but they often include swelling of the abdomen and legs, bruising easily, changes in the color of your stool and urine, and jaundice, or yellowing of the skin and eyes. Sometimes there are no symptoms.…

Patients With Chronic Liver Disease/Cirrhosis Should Not ...

Apr 30, 2019 · The American Gastroenterology Association recently published a clinical practice update based on expert review advocating the sensible use of statins to treat dyslipidemia in patients with liver disease. 27 In patients with chronic liver disease and compensated cirrhosis, statins are safe and effective and should not be avoided because of fears of hepatotoxicity. Statin use is not indicated and …Cited by: 2…

Liver histology: Structure, cells and characteristics Kenhub

Liver. The liver, as an organ, receives blood from two different sources. The major one is via the hepatic portal vein (75%), which carries venous blood from the intestines, pancreas and spleen. Despite the lack of oxygen, this blood contains high amount of nutrients, endocrine secretions, broken down erythrocytes, but also ingested toxins.…