publication . Article . 2017

Hepatotoxicidade associada ao uso de esteroides anabolizantes

Janine Resende; Ana Andresa Sousa; Mónica Brinquinho; João Valente;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2017 Journal: Galicia Clínica, volume 78, issue 2, pages 79-81 (issn: 0304-4866, eissn: 1989-3922, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Sociedade Galega de Medicina Interna
Abstract
EnglishAnabolic androgenic steroid use has grown, particularly in amateur sports and, although they are illegal substances, sportsmen have easy access to them. Many side effects are associated with consumption of these substances; hepatotoxicity is one of the most reported. The authors describe 2 patients with hepatotoxicity related to consumption of anabolic androgenic steroid use. Both showed considerable morbidity, but none developed fulminant hepatic failure. The authors aim to draw attention to anabolic steroid use, particularly among young amateur sportsmen portuguesO consumo de esteroides androgenicos anabolizantes tem vindo a aumentar no meio desportivo ...
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free text keywords: Anabolizantes, Andrógenos, Hepatitis tóxica, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R, lcsh:Internal medicine, lcsh:RC31-1245, Fulminant hepatic failure, Amateur sports, film.subject, film, Anabolic steroid, medicine.medical_treatment, medicine, Steroid use, Gynecology, medicine.medical_specialty, business.industry, business, Anabolism
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