Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology

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

Overlap syndromes: An emerging diagnostic and therapeutic challenge


Pooja Dhiman1, Sharad Malhotra2 
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

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.


How to cite this article:
Dhiman P, Malhotra S. Overlap syndromes: An emerging diagnostic and therapeutic challenge.Saudi J Gastroenterol 2014;20:342-349


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Dhiman P, Malhotra S. Overlap syndromes: An emerging diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. Saudi J Gastroenterol [serial online] 2014 [cited 2022 Nov 26 ];20:342-349
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