Case Report

Low Blood Urea Levels in Liver Disease

Authors: MARTIN H. BROWNSTEIN M.D., BURTON SCHERL Capt., USAF (MC)

Abstract

Though occasional mention has been made in the past of lowered levels of blood urea nitrogen in patients with hepatic disease, no study of an actual evaluation has been made. The authors have documented a tendency toward low levels in the presence of liver disease, as yet of unknown pathogenesis.

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