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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 7  |  Page : 2542-2544

A case of idiopathic GGT elevation with acute hepatitis A


Health Unit, American Embassy, New Delhi, India

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Dr. Jaspreet Singh
Physician, Health Unit, American Embassy, New Delhi
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_342_19

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Ursodeoxycholic acid modifies the bile acid pool and its effect on lowering liver enzymes is well documented in certain cases like chronic hepatitis but on the other hand it is known to worsen when given in advanced stages of liver disease. Also, it's effects are still unknown for variety of liver insults. We hereby report a case of Idiopathic Gamma Glutaryl Transferase (GGT) elevation which responded well to Ursodeoxycholic acid.


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