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Chronic hepatitis C and autoimmune cholangitis: a case study and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12064795     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
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.
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    
Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital 12 de Octubre, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Autoimmune Diseases / pathology*
Cholagogues and Choleretics / therapeutic use
Cholangitis / pathology*
Hepatitis C, Chronic / drug therapy,  pathology*
Liver / pathology*
Middle Aged
Mitochondria, Liver / immunology
Ursodeoxycholic Acid / therapeutic use
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Cholagogues and Choleretics; 128-13-2/Ursodeoxycholic Acid

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