Hepatic glycogen deposition in a patient with anorexia nervosa and persistently abnormal transaminase levels

Lisa N. Kransdorf, Denise Millstine, Maxwell L. Smith, Bashar A. Aqel

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Abstract

Anorexia nervosa and other eating disorders characterized by calorie restriction have been associated with a variety of hepatic abnormalities. Fatty steatosis has been described in eating disorder patients. We report the rare finding of glycogen accumulation in the liver in a patient with anorexia nervosa, which to our knowledge is only the second such case reported in the literature. This case highlights the importance of monitoring for liver abnormalities in patients with restrictive eating disorders.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalClinics and Research in Hepatology and Gastroenterology
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StateAccepted/In press - 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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