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Indian J Med Sci. 2005 Mar;59(3):113-5.

Acute viral E hepatitis with chronic liver disease (autoimmune hepatitis).

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  • 1Gastroenterology, Jaslok Hospital & Research Center, Dr. G. Deshmukh Marg, Mumbai - 400 026, India.


A 36 years old male presented with anorexia, jaundice and ascites. He was suffering from acute viral E hepatitis. In view of ascites, he was investigated for associated asymptomatic chronic liver disease (CLD). The CLD was diagnosed as cirrhosis with autoimmune hepatitis and was treated with steroid with good response. He is maintaining good health with low dose steroid, on follow up for 1 year.

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