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Chronic hepatitis C and autoimmune cholangitis: a case study and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12064795     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present a case of a chronic hepatitis C with damage of bile ducts resembling primary biliary cirrhosis. The immunological profile (negative antimitochondrial antibodies and positive anti-nuclear antibody) was characteristic of the autoimmune cholangitis. One year of treatment with ursodeoxycholic acid returned the liver tests to the normal range but the liver lesions remained unchanged.
Authors:
Pilar Sánchez-Pobre; Carmen Gonzalez; Estela Paz; Francisco Colina; Gregorio Castellano; Teresa Muñoz-Yague; Sarbelio Rodriguez; Carmen Yela; Victoria Alvarez; Ja Solís-Herruzo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Digestive diseases and sciences     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0163-2116     ISO Abbreviation:  Dig. Dis. Sci.     Publication Date:  2002 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-06-14     Completed Date:  2002-06-25     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7902782     Medline TA:  Dig Dis Sci     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1224-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital 12 de Octubre, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Autoimmune Diseases / pathology*
Cholagogues and Choleretics / therapeutic use
Cholangitis / pathology*
Female
Hepatitis C, Chronic / drug therapy,  pathology*
Humans
Liver / pathology*
Middle Aged
Mitochondria, Liver / immunology
Ursodeoxycholic Acid / therapeutic use
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Cholagogues and Choleretics; 128-13-2/Ursodeoxycholic Acid

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