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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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.
When assessed primarily by the British regulatory authority MCA but also by us, a critical analysis of the suspected cases (n = 19) in Germany reveals that only in 1 single patient a very probable causal relationship could be established between kava treatment and the development of toxic liver disease due to a positive result of an unscheduled reexposure test, whereas in another patient there might be a possible association.
The clinical evidence of a therapeutic effect of silymarin in toxic liver diseases is scarce.