Granulomatous Hepatitis and Persistent Fever of Unknown Origin: A Case Report

@article{Magrath2018GranulomatousHA,
  title={Granulomatous Hepatitis and Persistent Fever of Unknown Origin: A Case Report},
  author={Melissa Magrath and Michelle Pearlman and Lan Peng and William Lee},
  journal={Gastroenterology, Hepatology \& Digestive Disorders},
  year={2018}
}
A 41-year-old man presented with persistent fevers and elevated liver enzymes. Percutaneous liver biopsy revealed fibrin ring granulomas and serologic testing confirmed acute Q fever. Interestingly, his fevers did not resolve with doxycycline alone, and he only clinically improved after hydroxychloroquine was initiated. We discuss the differential diagnosis of fibrinring granulomas on liver biopsy as well as the clinical features and treatment of Q fever. Case Report Citation: Melissa Magrath… 

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