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Hepatic injury in dermatitis herpetiformis.

Abstract:

Liver function tests were performed in 60 patients with dermatitis herpetiformis. Abnormalities of bilirubin or elevated liver enzyme levels were found in 17% of the patients. 13% had abnormal liver enzymes or elevated bilirubin levels not due to haemolysis. In 8% of patients bilirubin levels were elevated as a result of dapsone-induced haemolysis. The incidence of liver function abnormalities was higher (19%) in those on a normal diet than those on a gluten-free diet (9%). The abnormalities ...

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Journal:
Acta dermato-venereologica
Volume:
61
Issue:
2
Pages:
165-168
Publication date:
1981-01-01
EISSN:
1651-2057
ISSN:
0001-5555
URN:
uuid:abe14190-b26a-4ebc-95f9-1e63ee04ea54
Source identifiers:
25420
Local pid:
pubs:25420

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