Article first published online: 5 DEC 2005
Copyright © 1988 American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
Volume 8, Issue 6, page 1713, November/December 1988
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Porter, J. M., Sussman, M. S. and Rosen, G. M. (1988), Cocaine-induced hepatotoxicity. Hepatology, 8: 1713. doi: 10.1002/hep.1840080641
- Issue published online: 5 DEC 2005
- Article first published online: 5 DEC 2005
A patient with hepatonecrosis associated with cocaine use is presented. Postmortem examination of the liver showed marked periportal inflammation and necrosis, and mild diffuse fatty infiltration. These pathologic findings are identical to those previously reported in a mouse model of cocaine hepatotoxicity.