TITLE

PEMOLINE-INDUCED AUTOIMMUNE HEPATITIS

AUTHOR(S)
Sterling, Mark J.; Kane, Mollie; Grace, Norman D.
PUB. DATE
October 1996
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Oct1996, Vol. 91 Issue 10, p2233
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We present a case of pemoline-induced autoimmune hepatitis in a 46-yr-old woman who received the drug for management of her multiple sclerosis. The autoimmune nature of the hepatitis is based on elevation of her anti-nuclear antibodies, anti-thyroid antibodies, IgA, and IgM globulins. These features of autoimmunity disappeared with normalization of her liver-associated enzymes and have remained negative for at least 6 months after completion of prednisone therapy.
ACCESSION #
16105104

 

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