Halothane-induced fulminant hepatic failure

Puri, A. S. ; Sikora, S. S. ; Aggarwal, R. ; Naik, S. R. (1993) Halothane-induced fulminant hepatic failure Indian Journal of Gastroenterology, 12 (3). pp. 100-101. ISSN 0254-8860

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Fulminant hepatic failure developed in the early post-operative period in a patient after third exposure to halothane. Exclusion of other causes of post-operative jaundice and temporal relationship of jaundice to anesthesia suggested halothane as the etiologic agent for the submassive necrosis, which was documented at postmortem liver biopsy.

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Keywords:Drug Hepatotoxicity, Halothane Hepatitis
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