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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 342-349

Overlap syndromes: An emerging diagnostic and therapeutic challenge


1 Department of Biochemistry, JIPMER, Dhanvantari Nagar, Puducherry, India
2 Department of Medical Gastroenterology, Batra Hospital and Medical Research Centre, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Sharad Malhotra
Consultant, Medical Gastroenterology, Batra Hospital and Medical Research Centre, New Delhi
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1319-3767.145316

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Overlap syndrome in hepatology is emerging as a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge, which is further complicated by the present gaps in the information regarding the immunopathogenesis of these diseases. The present review represents a concise review of literature on overlap syndromes with emphasis on prevalence, etiopathogenesis, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management of true overlap syndromes.


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