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December 1975

Aspirin Hepatitis

Author Affiliations

From the Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center, Bronx, NY.

Am J Dis Child. 1975;129(12):1433-1434. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1975.02120490045014

• Adverse reactions to aspirin, a potentially hepatotoxic drug, are believed to be dose related. This article reviews the medical literature and describes two children with aspirin hepatitis. Hepatic dysfunction recurred in one of these patients at salicylate concentrations in serum previously considered nontoxic.

(Am J Dis Child 129:1433-1434, 1975)

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