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Acute necrosis of liver

MedGen UID:
1320
Concept ID:
C0001364
Pathologic Function
Synonyms: Acute Yellow Atrophies; Acute Yellow Atrophy; Acute Yellow Atrophy of Liver; Hepatic Necrosis, Massive; Massive Hepatic Necrosis; Yellow Atrophy, Acute
SNOMED CT: Acute necrosis of liver (197269008); Massive hepatic necrosis (197269008)

Definition

Extensive and rapid death of parenchymal cells in the LIVER, often due to exposure to toxic materials or drug-induced injury. It is characterized by a soft, flabby, yellow-brown wrinkled, and shrunken liver. It was called ""acute yellow atrophy"". [from MeSH]

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PubMed

Br VK, Sarin SK
Clin Mol Hepatol 2023 Jul;29(3):670-689. Epub 2023 Mar 20 doi: 10.3350/cmh.2022.0103. PMID: 36938601Free PMC Article
Muratori L, Lohse AW, Lenzi M
BMJ 2023 Feb 6;380:e070201. doi: 10.1136/bmj-2022-070201. PMID: 36746473
Sehrawat TS, Liu M, Shah VH
Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol 2020 May;5(5):494-506. doi: 10.1016/S2468-1253(19)30326-7. PMID: 32277902Free PMC Article

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Etiology

Lee CH, Wang JD, Chen PC
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 2010 Jul;19(7):708-14. doi: 10.1002/pds.1966. PMID: 20582911

Diagnosis

Lee CH, Wang JD, Chen PC
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 2010 Jul;19(7):708-14. doi: 10.1002/pds.1966. PMID: 20582911

Therapy

Lee CH, Wang JD, Chen PC
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 2010 Jul;19(7):708-14. doi: 10.1002/pds.1966. PMID: 20582911

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