WILLIAM E. SEAMAN, M.D.; KAMAL G. ISHAK, M.D., PH.D.; PAUL H. PLOTZ, M.D.
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To the editor: We wish to add the following note to our paper on aspirin-induced hepatotoxicity in the January issue (Ann Intern Med 80:1-8, 1974).
Patient 3 had a flare of her lupus erythematosus 5 months after stopping aspirin therapy, despite therapy with prednisone and acetaminophen. A repeat liver biopsy was normal. Aspirin therapy was reinstituted, 2.4 g per day, but 2 weeks later the transaminase levels were again elevated. They returned to normal when aspirin was stopped.
SEAMAN WE, ISHAK KG, PLOTZ PH. Aspirin and Hepatotoxicity: Addendum. Ann Intern Med. ;80:279. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-80-2-279_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1974;80(2):279.
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