Primary biliary cirrhosis with fibrosing alveolitis

@article{Osaka1988PrimaryBC,
  title={Primary biliary cirrhosis with fibrosing alveolitis},
  author={Motohisa Osaka and Takumi Aramaki and Hidemasa Okumura and Oichi Kawanami},
  journal={Gastroenterologia Japonica},
  year={1988},
  volume={23},
  pages={457-460}
}
A 65-year-old case diagnosed as primary biliary cirrhosis without definite signs of Sjögren’s syndrome at age 62 developed interstitial lung disease, which was clinically, histologically, radiographically, and scintigraphically compatible with fibrosing alveolitis. Analysis of the cells in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid revealed, however, increased proportions of not only neutrophils but also lymphocytic cells, which were predominant. This case should focus attention on the association of primary… CONTINUE READING
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