Acute Liver Failure in a Deployed Soldier
59th Medical Wing San Antonio United States
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Introduction Supplements can be a dangerous source of casualties in the deployed setting. This case describes an incidence of acute hepatic injury induced by Hydroxycut. Supplements, like Hydroxycut, are non -regulated and often proprietary blends lea ding those taking them unaware of potential risk. Following this case, the Afghanistan Captured Material Exploitation ACME lab at Bagram conducted chemical analysis of several supplements used by soldiers to investigate the potential threat.
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