Drug-related Granulomatous Hepatitis



Drug-related Granulomatous Hepatitis


Laura Webb Lamps, MD







TERMINOLOGY


Definitions



  • Granulomatous inflammation caused by drug or toxin



    • Important mechanism of drug-related hepatotoxicity


    • Drugs reportedly responsible for up to 30% of hepatic granulomas


    • Many implicated drugs, including over-the-counter and herbal preparations


ETIOLOGY/PATHOGENESIS


Probable Hypersensitivity Reaction

Jul 7, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Drug-related Granulomatous Hepatitis
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