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Br J Sports Med. 2007 Jul;41(7):462-3. Epub 2007 Jan 15.

Near-fatal spontaneous hepatic rupture associated with anabolic androgenic steroid use: a case report.

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Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, UK. docjapes@yahoo.com

Abstract

Anabolic androgenic steroids are commonly used at high doses by bodybuilders and athletes to enhance physique and improve performance levels. We report a case of spontaneous hepatic rupture with life-threatening haemorrhage associated with a past history of anabolic steroid use.

PMID:
17224443
PMCID:
PMC2465371
DOI:
10.1136/bjsm.2006.031617
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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