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==Overview==
 
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[[Alcohol]] has existed as the most abused substance for many centuries. In 1960 [[alcohol]] was recognized as a [[hepatotoxin]].
  
 
==Historical Perspective==
 
==Historical Perspective==
*Alcohol has existed as the most abused substance for many centuries<ref name="pmid47793">{{cite journal |vauthors=Rubin E, Lieber CS |title=Relation of alcoholic liver injury to cirrhosis |journal=Clin Gastroenterol |volume=4 |issue=2 |pages=247–72 |year=1975 |pmid=47793 |doi= |url=}}</ref>
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*[[Alcohol]] has existed as the most abused substance for many centuries.<ref name="pmid47793">{{cite journal |vauthors=Rubin E, Lieber CS |title=Relation of alcoholic liver injury to cirrhosis |journal=Clin Gastroenterol |volume=4 |issue=2 |pages=247–72 |year=1975 |pmid=47793 |doi= |url=}}</ref>
*In 1960 alcohol was recognized as a hepatotoxin
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*In 1960 [[alcohol]] was recognized as a [[hepatotoxin]].
*The earliest lesion reported for alcoholic liver disease is alcoholic steatosis (fatty liver)
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*The earliest lesion reported for [[alcoholic liver disease]] is [[Fatty liver|alcoholic steatosis]] ([[fatty liver]]).
  
  

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: M. Khurram Afzal, MD [2]

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Alcohol has existed as the most abused substance for many centuries. In 1960 alcohol was recognized as a hepatotoxin.

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  1. Rubin E, Lieber CS (1975). "Relation of alcoholic liver injury to cirrhosis". Clin Gastroenterol. 4 (2): 247–72. PMID 47793. 

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