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Am J Gastroenterol. 1979 Feb;71(2):213-6.

Peliosis hepatis due to oxymetholone--a clinically benign disorder.

Abstract

Peliosis hepatis is a rare hepatic disorder mainly diagnosed at surgery or autopsy. Clinical outcome is thus frequently poor. We report a patient in whom the diagnosis was established by percutaneous needly biopsy. Withdrawal of the steroid medication was followed by a prompt clinical improvement. Although histologic proof of regression is not available, this experience suggests a more favorable prognosis than previously thought possible.

PMID:
433907
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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