Progressive HIV-associated cholangiopathy in an HIV patient treated with combination antiretroviral therapy

Kazuo Imai, Kazuhisa Misawa, Takahiro Matsumura, Yuji Fujikura, Kei Mikita, Masaharu Tokoro, Takuya Maeda, Akihiko Kawana

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Abstract

We herein describe a case of progressive human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-associated cholangiopathy despite normalization of laboratory parameters, which had indicated liver dysfunction, after the initiation of combined anti-retroviral therapy (cART). HIV-associated cholangiopathy remains important as a differential diagnosis of bile duct disorders, although it is considered to be a rare disease in the era of cART. Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography could thus be a powerful tool for the diagnosis and follow-up of this disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2881-2884
Number of pages4
JournalInternal Medicine
Volume55
Issue number19
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • AIDS
  • Cholangiopathy
  • ERCP
  • HIV
  • MRCP

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine

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