Idiopathic Granulomatous Hepatosplenic Lesion in a Case of Chronic Liver Disease

Somnath Verma *

Department of Medical Gastroenterology, Meenakshi Medical College Hospital & Research Institute, Kanchipuram, Kanchipuram , Tamilnadu, India.

Bhavishya Sundar

Department of Medical Gastroenterology, Meenakshi Medical College Hospital & Research Institute, Kanchipuram, Kanchipuram , Tamilnadu, India.

P. Padmanabhan

Department of Medical Gastroenterology, Meenakshi Medical College Hospital & Research Institute, Kanchipuram, Kanchipuram , Tamilnadu, India.

N. Dinakaran

Department of Medical Gastroenterology, Meenakshi Medical College Hospital & Research Institute, Kanchipuram, Kanchipuram , Tamilnadu, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Granulomatous liver disease is common and can indicate underlying systemic issues. Liver biopsy findings may confuse clinicians. Some patients have abnormal liver panels without symptoms, while others show systemic manifestations. Identifying the underlying cause allows proper treatment, but in some cases, even extensive workup fails to provide a diagnosis, leading to frustration. Here, we present a similar case of chronic liver disease with hepatosplenic granulomas where the diagnosis remains elusive despite an extensive workup.

Keywords: Granulomatous liver disease, chronic liver disease, autoimmune hepatitis, cirrhosis, portal hypertension


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Verma , S., Sundar , B., Padmanabhan , P., & Dinakaran , N. (2023). Idiopathic Granulomatous Hepatosplenic Lesion in a Case of Chronic Liver Disease. Asian Journal of Research and Reports in Gastroenterology, 6(1), 108–111. Retrieved from https://journalajrrga.com/index.php/AJRRGA/article/view/108

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