Publications by authors named "Katherine Westbrook"

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Underrecognized Zieve's syndrome, A case report.

Ann Med Surg (Lond) 2021 Jun 6;66:102464. Epub 2021 Jun 6.

Department of Internal Medicine. Grand Strand Medical Center, Myrtle Beach, SC, USA.

Zieve's syndrome (ZS) is a triad of hemolytic anemia, cholestatic jaundice and hyperlipidemia that presents in the setting of alcohol abuse and liver disease. ZS is not well known and remains underdiagnosed. We present a case of ZS in a 38-year-old female with a history of chronic alcohol abuse and pancreatitis to raise awareness of ZS. It is important for ZS to be recognized promptly to avoid unnecessary and possibly harmful interventions.
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