A 38-year-old member asked:
is there any connection between chlorinated hydrocarbons and liver disease?
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A Verified Doctor answered
Yes.: Halogenated hydrocarbons, of which chlorinated hydrocarbons are one type, may cause hepatic and/or renal tubular necrosis one to two days after ingestion. These types of injuries been described after poisoning with halogenated hydrocarbons, especially carbon tetrachloride.
Last updated Dec 27, 2014
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