Primary biliary cirrhosis in a rheumatoid arthritis patient treated with rituximab, a case-based review


Primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) is an autoimmune disease in which intrahepatic bile ducts are targeted by an immune-mediated injury. This disease tends to progress to fibrosis and cirrhosis with hepatic failure. The authors report a case of a 50-year-old rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patient, with erosions and seropositive for rheumatoid factor and anti… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10067-011-1879-y