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Ethanol conversion (skeletal diagrams)

Skeletal diagrams showing the conversion of ethanol via alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH) to acetaldehyde and then via acetaldehyde dehydrogenase to acetate. (Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. Public domain.)

Associated Disorders

  • Acute alcohol withdrawal
  • Acute renal failure
  • Alcoholic cardiomyopathy
  • Alcoholic peripheral neuropathy
  • Crush syndrome
  • Delirium tremens
  • Fetal alcohol myopathy
  • Hepatic cirrhosis
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Nutritional deficiency