Severe liver disease associated with prolonged exposure to antiretroviral drugs.

@article{Maida2006SevereLD,
  title={Severe liver disease associated with prolonged exposure to antiretroviral drugs.},
  author={Ivana Rita Maida and Marina N{\'u}{\~n}ez and Mar{\'i}a Jos{\'e} R{\'i}os and Luz Mart{\'i}n-Carbonero and Giovanni Sotgiu and Carlos Toro and P. Pulido Rivas and Pablo Barreiro and Mar{\'i}a Stella Mura and Sergio Babudieri and J. Garc{\'i}a-samaniego and J. Gonz{\'a}lez-lahoz and Vicente Soriano},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2006},
  volume={42 2},
  pages={177-82}
}
BACKGROUND Liver damage is frequently seen in HIV-positive subjects, often resulting from coinfection with hepatitis B and/or C viruses (HCV), alcohol abuse, etc. However, the etiology of liver disease still remains unknown for a small subset of individuals. METHODS Cryptogenic liver disease (CLD) was defined as persistently elevated aminotransferases levels in the absence of hepatitis C and/or B viruses replication and of other common causes of liver disease (alcohol, medications, etc). We… CONTINUE READING