[Clinical characteristics of 159 cases of acute toxic hepatitis].

@article{Kang2008ClinicalCO,
  title={[Clinical characteristics of 159 cases of acute toxic hepatitis].},
  author={Sun Hyung Kang and Jeong il Kim and Kyung Hye Jeong and Kwang Hoon Ko and Pyung Gohn Ko and Se Woong Hwang and Eun Mi Kim and Seok Hyun Kim and Heon Young Lee and Byung Seok Lee},
  journal={The Korean journal of hepatology},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={
          483-92
        }
}
BACKGROUNDS/AIMS Toxic hepatitis has recently been discovered to be a major cause of acute hepatitis. We studied the clinical features and prognosis of patients diagnosed with toxic hepatitis at a single institution. METHODS A retrospective analysis was performed using medical records of 159 cases of toxic hepatitis that were diagnosed from March 2003 to March 2008. Patients were selected based on a RUCAM score of 4 or above. RESULTS The incidence was higher in women (n=97) than in men (n… CONTINUE READING
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