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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 542-544

Drug-induced liver injury in children – Case series from Mumbai


Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Liver Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Ira Shah
Pediatric Liver Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400 012
India
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DOI: 10.4103/mjdrdypu.mjdrdypu_24_18

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Drug-induced liver injury is one of the most common and most important forms of injury to the liver, accounting for over 20%–40% of all instances of fulminant hepatic failure. We present five cases, of which four were started on antituberculosis therapy and one was started on a therapy for seizures with carbamazepine. All of them showed adverse reactions on the liver and its functioning as was evident by the raised liver enzymes or jaundice.


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