Drug Induced Steatohepatitis: An Uncommon Culprit of a Common Disease

  title={Drug Induced Steatohepatitis: An Uncommon Culprit of a Common Disease},
  author={Liane Rabinowich and Oren Shibolet},
  booktitle={BioMed research international},
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a leading cause of liver disease in developed countries. Its frequency is increasing in the general population mostly due to the widespread occurrence of obesity and the metabolic syndrome. Although drugs and dietary supplements are viewed as a major cause of acute liver injury, drug induced steatosis and steatohepatitis are considered a rare form of drug induced liver injury (DILI). The complex mechanism leading to hepatic steatosis caused by… CONTINUE READING
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