Isolated idiopathic bile ductular hyperplasia in patients with persistently abnormal liver function tests.

@article{Sonzogni2004IsolatedIB,
  title={Isolated idiopathic bile ductular hyperplasia in patients with persistently abnormal liver function tests.},
  author={Aurelio Sonzogni and Guido Colloredo and Luca Fabris and Massimiliano Cadamuro and Bruno Paris and Luigi Roffi and M. Pozzi and Giorgio Bovo and Paolo Del Poggio and Bernard C. Portmann and Mario Strazzabosco},
  journal={Journal of hepatology},
  year={2004},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={592-8}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS In routine examination of liver biopsies isolated ductular hyperplasia (IDH) may be the only histopathological change. Here we describe the clinical and immunophenotypic features of a number of cases retrospectively identified reviewing consecutive liver biopsies from five Italian centers over 4 years. METHODS We reviewed 1235 cases biopsied for chronic liver disease (1078 for viral hepatitis). Records of cases fulfilling the inclusion criteria for IDH were reviewed to… CONTINUE READING