An 8-year-old boy with autoimmune hepatitis and Candida onychosis as the first symptoms of autoimmune polyglandular syndrome (APS1): identification of a new homozygous mutation in the autoimmune regulator gene (aire)


An 8-year-old boy presented in 1995 with a 2-year history of hypertransaminasemia and hypergammaglobulinemia. Afterwards the patient displayed onychosis with a positive culture test for Candida albicans (CA). Because of the persistence of hypertransaminasemia, a percutaneous liver biopsy was performed showing ‘low grade chronic active autoimmune hepatitis… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00431-007-0599-4


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