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급성 간염으로 내원하여 진단된 파종결핵 1예

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 A case of tuberculosis hepatitis diagnosed in a patient presenting with acute hepatitis 
Authors
 최희경  ;  구남수  ;  이혜원  ;  정수진  ;  최준용  ;  송영구  ;  김준명 
Citation
 Korean Journal of Medicine, Vol.76(5) : 627-631, 2009 
Journal Title
 Korean Journal of Medicine 
ISSN
 1738-9364 
Issue Date
2009
Keywords
Tuberculosis ; Hepatitis
Abstract
Involvement of the liver is very common in military tuberculosis, but despite this fact, jaundice and hepatocellular dysfunction very rarely occur in this disease. Here, we report the case of a 59-year-old male patient who presented with acute hepatitis. After being admitted for fever and right upper quadrant pain for a 3-day period, military tuberculosis was diagnosed and treated with antituberculosis medication. Despite treatment, which was based on laboratory results and radiologic findings suggestive of acute hepatitis, fever persisted, jaundice developed, and hepatic enzyme levels increased. Percutaneous liver biopsy was performed to assist in the differential diagnosis of acute hepatitis and findings from the biopsy specimen revealed typical hepatic tuberculosis. Antituberculosis treatment was initiated, and the fever gradually subsided and hepatic enzyme levels decreased.
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Yonsei Authors
Ku, Nam Su(구남수) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9717-4327
Kim, June Myung(김준명)
Song, Young Goo(송영구) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0733-4156
Lee, Hye Won(이혜원B)
Jeong, Su Jin(정수진) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4025-4542
Choi, Jun Yong(최준용) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2775-3315
Choi, Hee Kyoung(최희경)
URI
https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/104419
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