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Title: Successful liver transplantation in common variable immune deficiency with reversal of hepatopulmonary syndrome.
Austin Authors: Apostolov, Ross ;Sinclair, Marie ;Lokan, Julie ;Angus, Peter W 
Affiliation: Victorian Liver Transplant Unit
Pathology
Issue Date: 3-Apr-2019
Date: 2019-04-03
Publication information: BMJ Case Reports 2019; 12(4): e226095
Abstract: Common variable immune deficiency (CVID) is a primary immunodeficiency disorder that is associated with abnormal liver function tests, however advanced liver disease is uncommon. Hepatopulmonary syndrome (HPS) is a rare but debilitating complication of CVID-associated liver disease. We report a case of CVID complicated by HPS that was successfully treated with orthotopic liver transplant, with the patient recovering to normal hepatic function and successfully weaning off domiciliary oxygen post-transplantation.
URI: https://ahro.austin.org.au/austinjspui/handle/1/20625
DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2018-226095
ORCID: 
Journal: BMJ Case Reports
PubMed URL: 30948390
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: immunology
portal hypertension
transplantation
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