Article Abstract

Mortality associated with drug-induced liver injury (DILI)

Authors: Einar S. Björnsson, Helgi K. Björnsson


Idiosyncratic drug-induced liver injury (DILI) is an important cause of liver failure and liver injury leading to transplantation, although in most cases self-remitting when administration of the offending drug is stopped (1-3). In rare cases DILI can lead to a persistent/chronic form of injury (4).