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A Single Nucleotide Polymorphism in the RASGRF2 Gene Is Associated with Alcoholic Liver Cirrhosis in Men

Genetic predisposition plays a major role in susceptibility to alcoholism or ethanol-induced organ damage. Many association studies have been conducted to…

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Burden of Liver Disease among Community-Based People Who Inject Drugs (PWID) in Chennai, India

In high-income countries, mortality due to liver disease has eclipsed HIV-associated mortality. As access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV continues to improve globally, a similar pattern will follow in…

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Quick Case: Black Cirrhosis in a Khaini Abuser

By: Dr. Swapan Samanta
A 64-year-old female presented with ascites, loss of weight, loss of appetite and severe weakness for the last 3 years. Upper and lower GI endoscopic findings were within normal limits. Macrocytic hypochromic anemia, elevated ESR, massive hepatomegaly and moderate spenomegaly were found, but no…

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