hepatotoxicity

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hep·a·to·tox·ic·i·ty

 (hĕp′ə-tō-tŏk-sĭs′ĭ-tē, hĭ-păt′ō-)
n.
1. The quality or condition of being toxic or destructive to the liver.
2. The capacity of a substance to have damaging effects on the liver.

hep′a·to·tox′ic (-tŏk′sĭk) adj.

hepatotoxicity

(ˌhɛpətəʊtɒkˈsɪsɪtɪ)
n
(Medicine) the state or quality of being hepatoxic
Translations

hep·a·to·tox·ic·i·ty

n. hepatotoxicidad, la tendencia de un fármaco o producto tóxico a dañar el hígado.
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Primary liver diseases were hepatitis C (HCV) in 29 cases, toxic liver disease in 19, autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) in 12, primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) in 12, primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) in 10, hepatitis B (HBV) in 9, and others in 32 cases (Wilson disease, Budd-Chiari syndrome, hemochromatosis, and cholangial malformations).
This has led to concerns that toxic liver disease may have been caused by association with the use of kava as herbal remedy and dietary supplement in Western countries.
Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis: a toxic liver disease in industrial workers.