Fatal hepatic necrosis after shock.

  title={Fatal hepatic necrosis after shock.},
  author={Hiroshi Irie and Wataru Mori},
  journal={Acta pathologica japonica},
  volume={36 3},
A clinicopathological study was undertaken in 15 cases of massive hepatic necrosis after shock. The GOT and GPT level exceeded 1000 units in 10 cases. The 15 cases consisted of 3 diagnosed as fulminant hepatitis clinically and 12 diagnosed as disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) or multiple systemic organ failure (MOF) from the unremarkableness of liver dysfunction. It was noteworthy that sepsis and surgery were closely associated with these lesions. The weight of the liver at autopsy… CONTINUE READING

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