Covid and Liver Damage

Covid and Liver Damage

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Liver injury in COVID-19: Known and unknown
Liver injury in COVID-19: Known and unknown
"This review describes the causes of liver injury in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), including inflammatory storms, hypoxia, drug factors, and viral damage to liver cells, and discusses the treatment of liver injury with COVID-19,"
·ncbi.nlm.nih.gov·
Liver injury in COVID-19: Known and unknown
Hep4
Hep4
"Initial COVID-19 data have also indicated that healthy infected individuals display abnormal liver function tests, suggesting a possible direct implication of SARS-CoV-2 in liver damage."
·aasldpubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com·
Hep4
2022
2022
preprint finds that a #SARSCoV2 variant mimics human liver protein that may trigger T-cell autoimmunity—thus might damage the liver. Authors suggest it could explain a surge in children hepatitis. Note: ORF-1 protein is not found in vaccines.
·biorxiv.org·
2022
Raina MacIntyre 😷💉💉💉💉 on Twitter
Raina MacIntyre 😷💉💉💉💉 on Twitter

Twitter thread: Let's talk about the mystery epidemic of #hepatitis in children. It's most likely a complication of #COVID19 but may take a while to be adjudicated as such. The syndrome has been seen in children <17, mostly unvaccinated kids <5 years. A thread.

·twitter.com·
Raina MacIntyre 😷💉💉💉💉 on Twitter
Chris Turnbull on Twitter
Chris Turnbull on Twitter
'Significant liver injury progressing to acute liver failure should be considered in those with SARS-CoV-2 infection.'
·twitter.com·
Chris Turnbull on Twitter
Molecular consequences of SARS-CoV-2 liver tropism
Molecular consequences of SARS-CoV-2 liver tropism
Study: "We find that liver injury, indicated by a high frequency of abnormal liver function tests, is a common clinical feature of COVID-19 in two independent cohorts of patients with COVID-19 requiring hospitalization.
·nature.com·
Molecular consequences of SARS-CoV-2 liver tropism
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SARS-CoV-2 infection of the liver directly contributes to hepatic impairment in patients with COVID-19
·journal-of-hepatology.eu·
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