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Abnormal liver function found after an unplanned consultation: case outcome

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: (Published 26 August 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:500
  1. James Heathcote, general practitioner ([email protected])1
  1. 1 South View Lodge, South View, Bromley, Kent BR1 3DR

    Four weeks ago (31 July, p 273) we presented the case of Mrs Prior, a 40 year old woman with cystitis, itching, and rash. When her biochemical results showed raised liver enzyme concentrations, her general practitioner was advised to refer her for ultrasonography and an autoantibody test (7 August, p 342). The scan suggested the possibility of hepatic infiltration but the autoantibody screen gave negative …

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