Elevated transaminases as a predictor of coma in a patient with anorexia nervosa: a case report and review of the literature

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INTRODUCTION Liver injury is a frequent complication associated with anorexia nervosa, and steatosis of the liver is thought to be the major underlying pathology. However, acute hepatic failure with transaminase levels over 1000 IU/mL and deep coma are very rare complications and the mechanism of pathogenesis is largely unknown. CASE PRESENTATION A 37… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1752-1947-4-307

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@inproceedings{Yoshida2010ElevatedTA, title={Elevated transaminases as a predictor of coma in a patient with anorexia nervosa: a case report and review of the literature}, author={Shuhei Yoshida and Masahiko Shimada and Miroslaw Theodor Kornek and Seong-Jun Kim and Katsunosuke Shimada and Detlef B Schuppan}, booktitle={Journal of medical case reports}, year={2010} }