Recurrent severe acute hepatitis caused by hypereosinophilic syndrome associated with elevated serum immunoglobulin G4 levels.


A 46-year-old male was admitted to our hospital with severe acute hepatitis, hypereosinophilia, and serum immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4) elevation. Plasma exchange was performed, and he was treated by prednisolone; however, his hepatitis recurred twice over the following twelve months. Transjuglar liver biopsy was performed at the third onset, which demonstrated… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12328-014-0532-0

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