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Youngest reported case of liver injury related to Ashwagandha
  • Simran Waller,
  • Tsz Ho Wong,
  • Robert Dannenhoffer
Simran Waller
Umpqua Community Health Center
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Tsz Ho Wong
Umpqua Community Health Center
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Robert Dannenhoffer
Umpqua Community Health Center
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Abstract

20 y/o male with history of Hodgkin’s lymphoma in remission, anxiety, and depression, presented with chills, fatigue, nausea, pruritus, greasy stools, and dark urine.He had started Ashwagandha supplemntation based on recommendations by his psychiatric provider. After discontinuation, his symptoms resolved illustrating the herbs potential to cause cholestatic jaundice.

Peer review status:UNDER REVIEW

28 Jun 2021Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
12 Jul 2021Assigned to Editor
12 Jul 2021Submission Checks Completed
15 Jul 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned