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Indian Journal of Medical Sciences
Medknow Publications on behalf of Indian Journal of Medical Sciences Trust
ISSN: 0019-5359
EISSN: 1998-3654
Vol. 59, No. 3, 2005, pp. 113-115
Bioline Code: ms05017
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Indian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol. 59, No. 3, 2005, pp. 113-115

 en Case Report - Acute viral E hepatitis with chronic liver disease (Autoimmune hepatitis)
Desai HG, Naik AS

Abstract

A 36 years old male presented with anorexia, jaundice and ascites. He was suffering from acute viral E hepatitis. In view of ascites, he was investigated for associated asymptomatic chronic liver disease (CLD). The CLD was diagnosed as cirrhosis with autoimmune hepatitis and was treated with steroid with good response. He is maintaining good health with low dose steroid, on follow up for 1 year.

Keywords
Hepatitis E, chronic liver disease, autoimmune hepatitis

 
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