TITLE

Methotrexate Therapy for Refractory Chronic Active Autoimmune Hepatitis

AUTHOR(S)
Venkataramani, Arjun; Jones, Michael B.; Sorrell, Michael F.
PUB. DATE
December 2001
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Dec2001, Vol. 96 Issue 12, p3432
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the effects of methotrexate therapy on patient with autoantibody-negative autoimmune hepatitis (AIH). Standard treatment for AIH; Medical report of the patient; Adverse effects of methotrexate.
ACCESSION #
17611935

 

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