Chronic pericardial constriction induced severe ischemic hepatitis manifesting as hypoglycemic attack.

Ischemic hepatitis, otherwise known as "shock liver", is characterized by a massive, but transient increase in serum transaminase levels, usually associated with cardiac failure. A patient who did not have a predisposition to hypoglycemia was discovered at home with disturbed consciousness caused by hypoglycemia. She had been diagnosed as having… (More)