The liver in brucellosis.

@article{Akritidis2007TheLI,
  title={The liver in brucellosis.},
  author={Nikolaos Akritidis and Michael Tzivras and Ioanna Delladetsima and Styliani Stefanaki and H M Moutsopoulos and Georgios Pappas},
  journal={Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association},
  year={2007},
  volume={5 9},
  pages={
          1109-12
        }
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Brucellosis involves the liver in varying ways, ranging from benign subclinical increases in serum aminotransferase levels to ominous chronic suppurative disease. Data on histopathology of the liver in brucellosis are scarce and contradictory. We sought to determine the liver histologic patterns present in a series of brucellosis patients and review the existing knowledge about liver involvement in this worldwide, prevalent zoonotic infection. METHODS Fourteen patients from… CONTINUE READING

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