Clinical and Medical Case Reports

ISSN: 2684-4915

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Hepatotoxicity due to the Consumption of a Plant Growing In Eastern Anatolia: A Case Report


Bilger Çavuş, Mehmet Alagöz, Zekeriya Aksöz and Hikmet Cengiz

In this case report, we present patients who presented to emergency department with gastrointestinal symptoms developing after consumption of a plant known by local people for its medicinal properties, and had prolonged coagulation test parameters and elevated liver transaminase levels 15-20 times of the reference limit. The consumed plant was examined, and identified as ferulacomunis. The patients who developed toxic hepatitis showed spontaneous clinical resolution within a 6-7 days period.


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