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CASE REPORT
Autoimmune liver disease following acute hepatitis A infection
  1. Hannah Yeend-Curd-Trimble1,
  2. Kate Kelly1,
  3. Indrajit Ghosh1 and
  4. Douglas MacDonald2
  1. 1 HIV and Sexual Health, Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
  2. 2 Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Hannah Yeend-Curd-Trimble, hannah.yeend-curd-trimble{at}nhs.net

Abstract

A male patient in his late 30s presented to our outpatient clinic at Mortimer Market Centre with worsening liver transaminases tests 2 months after a resolved acute hepatitis A infection. A diagnosis of parainfectious autoimmune-like hepatitis phenomena was made based on the history, laboratory and histological features.

  • hepatitis other
  • hepatitis and other GI infections
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  • Contributors HY-C-T has taken the lead role in authorship and writing of this article, including liaising with the patient and also collecting relevant clinical information from both centres of this patient’s care. HY-C-T also took a lead in organising a literature search for similar cases and associations. KK who also contributed to the planning and the writing of this case report including reviewing the literature. IG was one of the patient’s lead clinicians at the Mortimer Market Centre and identified the case for publication. IG also reviewed drafts of the case report for senior review and expert opinion. DM is the consultant of care at the Department of Hepatology at the Royal Free Hospital. DM has provided relevant clinical information and expert opinion regarding diagnosis and treatment of autoimmune hepatitis.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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