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  • Acquired hepatocerebral degeneration syndrome
    Mark Lewis
    Dear Editor,

    I read with interest the recent article by Stracciari et al.[1] They suggest that the pathogenesis of the acquired hepatocerebral degeneration syndrome (AHCD) is likely to be related to repeated episodes of hepatic encephalopathy; however, by their own admission there are cases where no such episodes have occurred.[2] Assuming therefore that these “never encephalopathic” cases are manifestations of the sa...

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