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World J Hepatol. 2012 Dec 27;4(12):399-401. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v4.i12.399.

Estrium Whey induced hepatitis in a patient with metastatic breast cancer: Case report.

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Maria Jose Velasco, Department of Internal Medicine and Department of Oncology, Luis Vernaza Hospital, Guayaquil, Ecuador and Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, United States.

Abstract

Estrium Whey is an alternative nutritional support therapy for women. It's enhanced with specific nutrients including phytoestrogens, folate, antioxidants and fiber to support healthy estrogen detoxification and hormone balance. We describe the first case of hepatotoxicity due to Estrium Whey in a 51-year old female with metastatic breast cancer with clinical, laboratory and histopathological changes.

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Estrium Whey; Hepatotoxicity; Metastatic disease

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