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Hepatische Manifestationen des erwobenen Immunmangelsyndroms (AIDS)

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Sakmann, P.
Pirovino, M.
Bansky, G.
Luthy, R.
Malinverni, R.
Zimmerli, W.
Published in Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift. 1988, vol. 118, no. 3, p. 82-88
Abstract Hepatic manifestations of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) were analyzed in 76 consecutive patients. Serological markers of hepatitis B were found in 84%. All instances of biopsy-proven chronic hepatitis were associated with delta infection. One patient with intestinal cryptosporidiosis had a severe cholestasis. In the majority of patients histological examination of the liver revealed non-specific alterations, but in several cases was diagnostic of mycobacterial disease. The study of liver disease in HIV-infected patients could lead to a better understanding of diseases such as chronic hepatitis B and sclerosing cholangitis.
Keywords Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome/ complicationsAdultCholestasis/complicationsFemaleHepatitis B/ complications/immunologyHepatitis D/complicationsHepatitis, Chronic/ complicationsHumansLiver/pathologyLiver Diseases/ complicationsMaleMiddle AgedOpportunistic Infections/complications
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PMID: 3344412
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SAKMANN, P. et al. Hepatische Manifestationen des erwobenen Immunmangelsyndroms (AIDS). In: Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift, 1988, vol. 118, n° 3, p. 82-88. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:9451

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