A female with asymptomatic primary biliary cirrhosis associated with pernicious anemia.

@article{Takahashi2001AFW,
  title={A female with asymptomatic primary biliary cirrhosis associated with pernicious anemia.},
  author={Tohru Takahashi and Terasu Honma and Kenji Ishizuka and Ichiro Fuse and Hitoshi Asakura},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  year={2001},
  volume={16 12},
  pages={1420-4}
}
We experienced a female case with asymptomatic primary biliary cirrhosis that was associated with pernicious anemia after 16 years from the onset. She was 52 years old when she first visited a clinic in 1981 for liver dysfunction treatment. Antimitochondrial antibody was negative and antipyruvate dehydrogenase complex antibody was positive in a low titer in its immunoglobulin (Ig)M type. Histological examination of her liver revealed a presence of definite chronic non-suppurative destructive… CONTINUE READING