Alcohol-associated severe hyperhomocysteinaemia

M.J. Gillett, John Burnett

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    We report the cases of three men with severe hype rhomocysteinaemia that was associated with high alcohol intake and which resolved on reduction of alcohol intake. Investigation to identify other obvious causes of the hyperhomocysteinaemia excluded renal failure and vitamin deficiencies. Alcohol as a possible cause of significantly increased plasma homocysteine may be under-recognized by clinicians.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)304-307
    JournalAnnals of Clinical Biochemistry
    Publication statusPublished - 2005


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