The initial presentation of fatty liver of pregnancy mimicking acute viral hepatitis

M. S. Brown, K. R. Reddy, G. T. Hensley, Lennox J Jeffers, Eugene R Schiff

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Abstract

Acute fatty liver of pregnancy, a disease of the 3rd trimester of pregnancy, may have varied presentations. An unusual initial presentation of acute fatty liver of pregnancy mimicking an acute viral hepatitis is reported herein. Osmium tetroxide preparation of pathological specimen for the diagnosis of acute fatty liver of pregnancy is also discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)554-557
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume82
Issue number6
StatePublished - Aug 11 1987

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The initial presentation of fatty liver of pregnancy mimicking acute viral hepatitis. / Brown, M. S.; Reddy, K. R.; Hensley, G. T.; Jeffers, Lennox J; Schiff, Eugene R.

In: American Journal of Gastroenterology, Vol. 82, No. 6, 11.08.1987, p. 554-557.

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Brown, M. S. ; Reddy, K. R. ; Hensley, G. T. ; Jeffers, Lennox J ; Schiff, Eugene R. / The initial presentation of fatty liver of pregnancy mimicking acute viral hepatitis. In: American Journal of Gastroenterology. 1987 ; Vol. 82, No. 6. pp. 554-557.
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