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2017: #young #male after a #trip to Hills with '#Naturalists'. Fever and abnormal liver tests. #jaundice in a week. Long evaluations multiple places. Following up as fever of unknown origin. Father a pastor. Son denies everything, studious. #Liver #biopsy done.
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Classical #liverpath
Top:Lobular #inflammation, #Portal triaditis; Bottom: central venulitis, perivenular #cholestasis
Asks young man alone, 1hr #interrogation
#Cocaine induced #Hepatitis
Its pays to invest in good #clinical #history

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