TITLE

Subclinical Syphilitic Hepatitis, Which Was Markedly Worsened by a Jarisch-Herxheimer Reaction

AUTHOR(S)
Taniguchi, Yushi; Nakae, Yukinori; Ikoma, Kazuki; Ishihara, Yasuhito; Kumamoto, Mitsutaka; Nakazawa, Kazuyuki; Mukobayashi, Chizu; Kanno, Takayuki; Tuchihashi, Shigetaka; Shimizu, Tatsuya; Morishita, Hisashi
PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jun1999, Vol. 94 Issue 6, p1694
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Early syphilitic hepatitis is uncommon and tends to be overlooked. However, the diagnosis of this disease is important, because appropriate treatment results in rapid resolution of the hepatitis. We report a case of subclinical early syphilitic hepatitis exaggerated by a Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction. This reaction helped to realize the diagnosis in this case.
ACCESSION #
16454517

 

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