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)


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