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Medline ® Abstract for Reference 42

of 'Overview of vitamin A'

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Liver damage with reversible portal hypertension from vitamin A intoxication: demonstration of Ito cells.
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Guarascio P, Portmann B, Visco G, Williams R
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J Clin Pathol. 1983;36(7):769.
 
A patient with sudden onset of ascites and hepatosplenomegaly made a complete recovery after vitamin A was withdrawn. Fluorescence microscopy on embedded tissue provided a simple method of demonstrating the accumulation of fat storage (Ito) cells in the liver.
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