Sarcoidosis and Primary Biliary Cholangitis- An Overlap OD13-OD15
Dr. Akshatha Manohar,
501, Shankari Apartment, Ittamadu Road,
Banashankari 3rd Stage, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC) is a chronic progressive autoimmune cholestatic liver disease. Sarcoidosis is a multisystem chronic granulomatous disease. Both diseases are known to affect the liver causing granulomas. Sarcoidosis commonly involves the skin while PBC is associated with autoimmune skin disorders. Diagnosis of PBC requires biochemical, serological and histological confirmation. Steroids are used in the treatment of sarcoidosis. The role of steroids in the treatment of PBC is not completely established. In this case report, Authors present the case of a 31-years-old female diagnosed as sarcoidosis based on granulomatous lesions in skin biopsy with concurrent PBC diagnosed on basis of serology and liver biopsy