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Liver damage with reversible portal hypertension from vitamin A intoxication: demonstration of Ito cells.
  1. P Guarascio,
  2. B Portmann,
  3. G Visco,
  4. R Williams


    A patient with sudden onset of ascites and hepatosplenomegaly made a complete recovery after vitamin A was withdrawn. Fluorescence microscopy on embedded tissue provided a simple method of demonstrating the accumulation of fat storage (Ito) cells in the liver.

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