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September 1980

Propylthiouracil-Induced Hepatic Damage

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Internal Medicine, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer (Drs Weiss and Hassin) and Sackler Medical School, Tel-Aviv University (Dr Bank), Israel.

Arch Intern Med. 1980;140(9):1184-1185. doi:10.1001/archinte.1980.00330200060021

• Two cases of propylthiouracil-induced liver damage have been observed. The first case is of an acute type of damage, proven by rechallenge; the second presents a clinical and histologic picture resembling chronic active hepatitis, with spontaneous remission.

(Arch Intern Med 140:1184-1185, 1980)