Primary Biliary Cirrhosis in a Male: A Case Report and Review of Literature
Keywords:anti-mitrochondrial antibody, antinuclear antibody, male, primary biliary cirrhosis
A middle aged woman presenting with fatigue, pruritus, xanthelesma and hepatomegaly remains the typical presentation of primary biliary cirrhosis. Here, we present a case of primary biliary cirrhosis occurring in a male patient, who presented with fatigue and pruritus, had hepato-splenomegaly, raised serum alkaline phosphatase, positive anti-mitrochondrial antibody and negative antinuclear antibody.
J MEDICINE July 2015; 16 (2) : 128-131
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