Unusual presentation of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis-related cirrhosis in a patient with celiac disease and microscopic colitis

Muhammed Manzoor, Muhammed Mubarak, RajeshK Wadhwa, Zaigham Abbas, SyedMujahid Hasan, NasirHasan Luck
2014 Journal of Translational Internal Medicine  
Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is defined as the presence of hepatic steatosis and inflammation with hepatocyte injury (ballooning) with or without fibrosis. NASH is often a "silent" liver disease. Estimated prevalence of NASH ranges from 3% to 5% in different studies. The prevalence of NASH-related cirrhosis in the general population is not known. Herein, we report a case of a young female presented with NASH-related cirrhosis in the setting of poorly controlled celiac disease (CD) and
more » ... roscopic colitis. A variety of liver abnormalities have been observed in patients with CD, but this unique constellation of the gut and liver pathologies has not been reported previously.
doi:10.4103/2224-4018.147747 fatcat:44yoy7vzgfdbzkst7bizym5fcu