Tetracycline-associated fatty liver in the male - Report of an autopsied case

Morton J. Robinson, Arkadi M. Rywlin

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Death associated with hepatic decompensation and fatty liver developing during tetracycline administration is reported in an adult man without predisposing hormonal abnormality. Attention is focused on the dose-related hepatotoxicity of the tetracyclines, and caution in the intravenous administration of this antibiotic, even in the male, is stressed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)857-862
Number of pages6
JournalThe American Journal of Digestive Diseases
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1 1970


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  • Gastroenterology

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