Drug-induced liver disease and liver damage in pregnancy: pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment

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The authors review data on the pathogenesis, clinical features and current treatment of the drug-induced liver disease, that is, acute, chronic, vascular, neoplastic, etc, and liver damage occurring in pregnancy. The latter can present with intrahepatic cholestasis, acute fatty liver and HELLP-syndrome. The authors also discuss the course of pregnancy in women with various liver diseases (viral hepatitis, autoimmune liver diseases, Wilson’s disease, cholelithiasis, etc.)

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Drug-induced liver disease, liver damage in pregnancy.