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Chest. 1990 May;97(5):1260.

Hypervitaminosis A following long-term use of high-dose fish oil supplements.

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  • 1Department of Medicine, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo 43560.

Abstract

The use of various dietary supplements containing fish oils has become popular as a method of reducing the risk of developing cardiovascular disease. However, consumption of large amounts of these substances may pose some potential hazards. Described herein is a patient who developed hypervitaminosis A after prolonged fish oil supplement ingestion.

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