Published: 9 November 2021
Author(s): HK Björnsson, ES Björnsson
Issue: March 2022
Section: Review article

Drug-induced liver injury (DILI), an injury to the liver or biliary system associated with intake of hepatotoxic drugs, is the most common cause of acute liver failure in the Western world [1,2]. A large proportion of commonly used medications can cause liver injury. DILI has classically been categorized as direct dose dependent or idiosyncratic, but indirect injury has emerged as a third type of drug-induced liver injury [3].

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