Primary amyloidosis presenting intrahepatic cholestasis and fulminant hepatic failure

Submitted: 15 February 2015
Accepted: 3 April 2015
Published: 12 June 2015
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A 69-year-old man noticed abdominal pain located on right upper quadrant. Physical examination showed hepatosplenomegaly and icteric discoloration of sclera. On evaluation, patient was diagnosed to have hepatic amyloidosis related monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) and sinusoidal obstruction syndrome with intrahepatic cholestasis. In this case report we emphasize fulminant hepatic failure due to primer amyloidosis in diagnosed with MGUS patient.

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Ates, O., Kosemehmetoglu, K., Guner, G., & Bayraktar, Y. (2015). Primary amyloidosis presenting intrahepatic cholestasis and fulminant hepatic failure. Italian Journal of Medicine, 10(1), 71–73. https://doi.org/10.4081/itjm.2015.593