n South African Gastroenterology Review - Bulging biceps and bilirubin - a case of drug induced hepatitis : review

Volume 12, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1812-1659



Anabolic or Androgenic Steroids are increasingly being used by men for increased athletic performance and cosmetic gain. Many individuals acquire these substances without the guidance of a medical professional and without knowledge of the potential side effects. We present a 22 year old male, Mr JW a rugby player with a cholestatic liver injury secondary to 2a, 17a-dimethyl-5a-androst-3-one-17b-ol or Methastabol.

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