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Chapter 2 Drug-Induced Cholestasis

  title={Chapter 2 Drug-Induced Cholestasis},
  author={Elizabeth J Carey and Einar S. Bj{\"o}rnsson},
Cholestatic liver disease has a wide variety of causes which often requires radiological examination to rule out extrahepatic and intrahepatic causes. Drug-induced cholestasis is frequent among the differential diagnoses in patients with cholestasis and normal hepatobiliary imaging. Cholestasis is mostly defi ned by a biochemical pattern with predominant increase in alkaline phosphatase (AlkPhos) in comparison with aminotransferases, whereas the hepatocellular pattern is evident when elevation… 

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