Vitamin A and synthetic retinoids have recently been used increasingly in a variety of health related concerns. Hepatic toxicity is an uncommon but serious side‐effect of several Vitamin A derivatives which may lead to cirrhosis. This review will focus on the clinical and pathologic findings of hepatic involvement in chronic hypervitaminosis A and on the evidence concerning the potential hepatotoxicity of currently available synthetic retinoids.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology|
|State||Published - Jun 1990|
- Key words:
- Vitamin A.
- synthetic retinoids
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