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Hepatic granulomas 

Hepatic granulomas

Chapter:
Hepatic granulomas
Author(s):

C.W.N. Spearman

, M.W. Sonderup

, and S.J. Saunders

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199204854.003.152207_update_001

Update:

Description of hepatic manifestations of immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in HIV/AIDS.

Updated on 30 Nov 2011. The previous version of this content can be found here.
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date: 22 August 2017

Case History—A 35 yr old woman from Southern Africa presenting with abnormal liver blood tests.

Granuloma formation occurs when persistent antigenaemia or poorly degradable antigens, such as chemicals or toxins, provide an ongoing stimulus that results in the focal accumulation of activated lymphocytes and macrophages, with the macrophages undergoing epithelioid transformation....

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