TITLE

Meloxicam as a cause of drug-induced autoimmune hepatitis

AUTHOR(S)
Martínez-Odriozola, Pedro; Gutiérrez-Macías, Alfonso; Ibarmia-Lahuerta, Joseba; Muñóz-Sánchez, Josefa; Martínez-Odriozola, Pedro; Gutiérrez-Macías, Alfonso; Muñóz-Sánchez, Josefa
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Digestive Diseases & Sciences;Apr2010, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p1191
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
case study
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on autoimmune hepatitis (AIH), a chronic necroinflammatory disease. It discusses the case of a 64-year-old man with elevated aminotransferases, anorexia and asthenia. Liver biopsy was performed, and it was found that the patient's AIH had been induced by meloxicam, which the patient had been prescribed earlier for back pain.
ACCESSION #
48600642

 

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