Mastering the mechanism of acetaminophen toxicity

Acetaminophen toxicity is the second most common cause of liver transplantation worldwide. Learn more about acetaminophen metabolism and the mechanism behind its hepatotoxicity.

Kristin E. Fontes, MD FAAEM FACEP
Kristin E. Fontes, MD FAAEM FACEP
25th Jul 2022 • 1m read

In this lesson, our expert uses a typical paracetamol poisoning case to walk you through the inner workings of acetaminophen metabolism and toxicity.

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