Case 47

Alissa J. Walsh, Otto C. Buchel, Jane Collier and Simon P.L. Travis

in Oxford Case Histories in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

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Published in print March 2010 | ISBN: 9780199557899
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753329 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Case Histories

Case 47

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A 20-year-old woman presented with a 3-day history of jaundice, nausea, and abdominal discomfort. She had noticed dark urine, but had normal stool and no itch. She was born in Poland and had been for a 2-week holiday to Thailand, returning 2 weeks ago. She had previously been fit and well, and was on no medication. She drank <10 units/week. Examination was normal apart from jaundice.

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Subjects: Gastroenterology

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