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World J Gastroenterol. Mar 21, 2023; 29(11): 1708-1720
Published online Mar 21, 2023. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v29.i11.1708
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Figure 1 Potential causes of liver injury during coronavirus disease 2019. Following severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection, liver injury may arise due to direct viral entry [via angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) receptors on hepatocytes] or gut microbial dysbiosis leading to cytokine storm in the liver. ALT: Alanine aminotransferase; AST: Aspartate aminotransferase; CD4+: Cluster of differentiation; GGT: Gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase; SCFA: Short-chain fatty acids.