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Which of the following effects of alcohol most likely contributed to this patient’s condition? A previously healthy 42-year old Asian woman is brought to the emergency department because of a 24-hour history of nausea, vomiting and progressive lethargy. She has smoked 1 pack of cigarettes daily for 25 years and drinks four glasses of wine daily. She uses high-dose acetaminophen daily for headaches. She does not use illicit drugs. She is 155 cm (5ft 1 in) tall and weighs 50 kg (110 lb); BMI is 21 kg/m2. She is responsive to painful stimuli. Initial laboratory studies show increased hepatic aminotransferase.



A. Decreased generation of N-acetyl-p-benzoquinonelmine
B. Increased glucuronidation
C. Increased hepatic glutathione stores
D. Increased sulfation
E. Induction of cytochrome P450

This question is part of NBME 13 Section 2 (50 questions)
Asked by Chachelly, Last updated: Mar 08, 2020

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Answered Jul 25, 2018

Induction of cytochrome P450
 

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