Case 12 Acute Hepatitis

  • Christine Murphy
  • Annette Lopez


Many exposures can cause liver injury. This case involves a 46-year-old patient with fever, nausea, vomiting, and signs of hepatic injury. In this chapter, we review pharmaceutical and supplement causes of hepatitis and hepatocellular necrosis.


Cholestatic jaundice Hepatitis Herbal products Supplements Chinese skullcap 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christine Murphy
    • 1
  • Annette Lopez
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Emergency Medicine, Divisions of Medical Toxicology and Pediatric Emergency MedicineCarolinas Medical CenterCharlotteUSA
  2. 2.Oregon Health & Science University, Oregon Poison CenterPortlandUSA

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