Indian J Sex Transm Dis Indian J Sex Transm Dis
Official Publication of the Indian Association for the Study of Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Indian J Sex Transm Dis
The Journal | Search | Ahead Of Print | Current Issue | Archives | Instructions | Subscribe | Login    Users online: 663   Home Email this page Print this page Bookmark this page Decrease font size Default font size Increase font size
 
CASE REPORT
Ahead of Print

Coexistence of human immunodeficiency virus infection and autoimmune hepatitis: A double trouble


1 Department of Internal Medicine, AFMC, Pune, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Pathology, AFMC, Pune, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Balakrishnan Arivalagan,
Department of Internal Medicine, AFMC, Pune - 411 040, Maharashtra
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ijstd.ijstd_73_22

A wide spectrum of hepatobiliary manifestations occur in Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)-infected patients. Among the common causes are the infectious hepatitis, drug-related hepatitis, opportunistic infections, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, HIV cholangiopathy and neoplasm. Auto-immune hepatitis (AIH) is rarely reported in this setting. We present two different presentations of auto immune hepatitis in HIV positive patients. One developed jaundice and ascites as a consequence of liver decompensation and other exhibited cholestatic pattern. Their serology and liver biopsy confirmed autoimmune hepatitis as underlying aetiology. We would like to share the clinical improvement with simultaneous immunosuppressive therapy and combination Anti Retroviral Therapy (cART). There are no documented cases on this issue from the Indian subcontinent that we are aware of.


Print this article
Search
 Back
 
  Search Pubmed for
 
    -  Manrai M
    -  Vashisht R
    -  Arivalagan B
    -  Baveja P
    -  Kashif AW
    -  Menon A
 Citation Manager
 Article Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed216    
    PDF Downloaded7    

Recommend this journal