Clinical, biochemical, serological, histological and ultrastructural features of liver disease in drug abusers.

@article{Weller1984ClinicalBS,
  title={Clinical, biochemical, serological, histological and ultrastructural features of liver disease in drug abusers.},
  author={Ian V. D. Weller and David Cohn and A Sierralta and M C Mitcheson and Michael G. Ross and Luis Montano and P Scheuer and Howard Thomas},
  journal={Gut},
  year={1984},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={417-23}
}
Heroin abusers are frequently found to have abnormal liver function tests and hepatic histology. Hepatitis viruses A, B, and NANB, other drugs or drug contaminants and excessive alcohol consumption are factors thought to contribute. One hundred and sixteen heroin abusers attending a London treatment centre were studied. Sixty two (53%) had a raised aspartate transaminase. This was not explained by current infection with hepatitis A and B, cytomegalo or Epstein-Barr viruses, excessive alcohol… CONTINUE READING
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