biochemical hepatitisA term of art referring to any minor increase in liver enzymes—ALT, AST—which may be related to aspirin use in patients with rheumatic fever, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, SLE and Reiter syndrome.
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biochemical hepatitisLab medicine Any minor ↑ in liver enzymes–ALT, AST, related to aspirin use in Pts with rheumatic fever, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, SLE, Reiter syndrome. See ALT, AST, Hepatitis.
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