Drug-induced autoimmune hepatitis caused by anti-tumor necrosis factor α agents.

  title={Drug-induced autoimmune hepatitis caused by anti-tumor necrosis factor α agents.},
  author={Cumali Efe and Tuğrul Purnak and Ersan Ozaslan and Staffan Wahlin},
  volume={52 6},
We read with great interest the article by Cavazza et al., who demonstrated that an advanced histological stage was the only risk factor associated with the development of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in patients with primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) from two European centers. Similar results were described in a Japanese multicenter study by Shibuya et al. Although these studies suggest screening for HCC in patients with advanced-stage PBC, it is still uncertain whether there is a… CONTINUE READING


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