Case Report of Autoimmune Hepatitis from a Tertiary Centre in Bangladesh

Authors

  • Mamun Al-Mahtab Department of Hepatology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Salimur Rahman Department of Hepatology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Ananta Shrestha Department of Hepatology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Md Kamal Department of Pathology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Mobin Khan Department of Hepatology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • AKM Faizul Huq Jalalabad Combined Military Hospital, Sylhet, Bangladesh
  • Uttam Kumar Barua Department of Medicine, BKZ Medical College, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/blj.v1i1.2652

Keywords:

Autoimmune Hepatitis

Abstract

Autoimmune hepatitis is defined as chronic liver disease of unknown aetiology with aberrant autoreactivity and genetic predisposition, characterized by female predominance, circulating auto-antibodies, hypergammaglobulinaemia and association with HLA DR3 and HLA DR4 [1].

We present two patients with autoimmune. The first patient is a young lady who was diagnosed with autoimmune chronic hepatitis. The second patient, on the other hand, is an elderly gentleman who presented to us with autoimmune hepatitis related decompensated cirrhosis of liver.

doi: 10.3329/blj.v1i1.2652

Bangladesh Liver Journal Vol.1(1) 2009 p.53-54

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Author Biography

Mamun Al-Mahtab, Department of Hepatology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Tel: +880-2-8850371,
Fax: +880-2-8826840, Email: shwapnil@agni.com

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Al-Mahtab, M., Rahman, S., Shrestha, A., Kamal, M., Khan, M., Huq, A. F., & Barua, U. K. (2009). Case Report of Autoimmune Hepatitis from a Tertiary Centre in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Liver Journal, 1(1), 53–54. https://doi.org/10.3329/blj.v1i1.2652

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