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A Journal on Internal Medicine
Indexed/Abstracted in: Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, EMBASE, PubMed/MEDLINE, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Scopus
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Minerva Medica 2002 April;93(2):151-6
Sickle cell erythrostasis and non-specific hepatitis and peritonium tubercle hyperplasia. Case report
Mukhtar A., Suwayyan S., Shawarbi M.
Hepatic and bile duct involvement are common in sickle cell disease. This is a histopathological case report of a 40 year old female with sickle cell non-specific hepatitis and peritoneum tubercle hyperplasia. The histopathology diagnosis of liver biopsy was erythrostasis and non-specific hepatitis and for peritoneal tubercle was non-specific chronic inflammation with mesothelial hyperplasia. Involvement in a subgroup of patients with SCD. Hepatic and bile duct involvement are common in sickle cell disease. It is recommended that for dyspeptic SCD patients diagnostic labroscopy could be helpful in the diagnosis of peritoneal tubercle, therefore for performing the histopathology of peritoneal tubercle biopsy sections.