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Year : 1995  |  Volume : 38  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 413-6

Granulomatous hepatitis : a retrospective study.


Department of Pathology, Dayanand Medical College, Ludhiana, Punjab

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B D Sabharwal
Department of Pathology, Dayanand Medical College, Ludhiana, Punjab

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51 cases of granulomatous hepatitis were seen among 1234 liver biopsies over a 10 year period. Tuberculosis was the commonest cause seen in 55 percent of cases. Other causes included leprosy, sarcoidosis, histoplasmosis, brucellosis, amoebic liver abscess, lymphoma and malignant granuloma. 12 percent of cases remained undiagnosed. Clinically these patients presented with pyrexia and hepatosplenomegaly. Jaundice was uncommon. Many showed elevated alkaline phosphatase levels, anaemia and raised ESR Granulomatous hepatitis of unknown aetiology with FUO was seen in 6 percent cases only.


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