Hepatitis E-induced acute-on-chronic liver failure and VI nerve paralysis.

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Summary of "Hepatitis E-induced acute-on-chronic liver failure and VI nerve paralysis."

A 65-year-old patient with long-term metabolic syndrome and no relevant alcohol consumption was admitted to the hospital due to jaundice. His electronic record revealed a first suspicion of NAFLD 3 months ago because of slight alterations of LFT (AST 80 IU/L). Actual testing showed an important worsening of all LFT (AST 639 IU/L, ALT 456 IU/L, AP 248 IU/L, GGT 293 IU/L) with TB 23 mg/dl and an INR 1.22. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.


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Name: Liver international : official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver
ISSN: 1478-3231


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