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Revista de Gastroenterología del Perú

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GUERRA MONTERO, Luis et al. Syndrome overlap: autoimmune hepatitis and autoimmune cholangitis. Rev. gastroenterol. Perú [online]. 2016, vol.36, n.1, pp.77-80. ISSN 1022-5129.

Autoimmune hepatitis, primary biliary cirrhosis, primary sclerosing cholangitis and autoimmune cholangitis are chronic autoimmune liver disease, usually present separate, the cases where characteristics of two of the above is observed liver disease is commonly referred to as Overlap Syndromes (OS). Although there is no consensus on specific criteria for the diagnosis of OS identification of this association is important for initiating appropriate treatment and prevent its progression to cirrhosis or at least the complications of cirrhosis and death. We report the case of a woman aged 22 cirrhotic which debuted are edematous ascites, severe asthenia and jaundice compliant diagnostics SS criteria and initially present any response to treatment with ursodeoxycholic acid and oral corticosteroids, but ultimately finished performing a transplant orthotopic liver.

Keywords : Hepatitis, autoimmune; Cholangitis; Liver diseases.

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