A rare presentation of hypopituitarism in hepatic overlap syndrome of autoimmune hepatitis and autoimmune cholangitis

Vikas Gupta, Harpreet Singh, Paulomi Talapatra, Sucharita Ray
DOI: 10.15305/ijrci/v4i1/192

Abstract

Autoimmune cholangitis is the antimitochondrial antibody-negative autoimmune hepatopathy with clinical and histological features similar to that of primary biliary cirrhosis. Autoimmune cholangitis has a predominant cholestatic phase. However, transaminasemia might be dominant in certain patients, indicating associated autoimmune hepatitis. Such an autoimmune hepatopathy has been termed as hepatic overlap syndrome. Due to the autoimmune nature of the disease, associated diseases of other organs have been reported. We report a case of an adult female with a very rare presentation of hepatic overlap syndrome of autoimmune cholangitis and autoimmune hepatitis associated with hypopituitarism.

 


Citation

Gupta V, Singh H, Talapatra P, Ray S. IJRCI. 2016;4(1):CS3 DOI: 10.15305/ijrci/v4i1/192

Keywords

autoimmune hepatitis; autoimmune cholangitis; overlap syndrome; hypopituitarism

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