Case 11

Alissa J. Walsh, Otto C. Buchel, Jane Collier and Simon P.L. Travis

in Oxford Case Histories in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

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Published in print March 2010 | ISBN: 9780199557899
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753329 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Case Histories

Case 11

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A 53-year-old unemployed man with known alcoholic liver cirrhosis presented to the emergency department with jaundice, ascites, and oedema to the thighs. He reported drinking 6 pints of beer/day for over 30 years. He was not on any medication.

Chapter.  1413 words. 

Subjects: Gastroenterology

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