Autoimmune hepatitis in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus: a case report.

@article{Yamasaki2004AutoimmuneHI,
  title={Autoimmune hepatitis in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus: a case report.},
  author={Satoshi Yamasaki and Tomoki Origuchi and Keisuke Nakata and Kan Toriyama and Takashi Taguchi and Hiroaki Ida and Atsushi Kawakami and Katsumi Eguchi},
  journal={Modern rheumatology},
  year={2004},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={169-73}
}
A 48-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital because of ascites. Laboratory data indicated the presence of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) with nephrotic syndrome and elevated hepatic enzymes. Treatment with prednisolone resulted in a marked clinical improvement in renal and liver dysfunction. Histopathologic analysis of renal and liver tissues showed lupus nephritis and liver cirrhosis, respectively. According to the autoimmune hepatitis scoring system, the patient had both SLE and… CONTINUE READING