Fulminant hepatitis in an asymptomatic chronic carrier of hepatitis B virus mutant after withdrawal of low-dose methotrexate therapy for rheumatoid arthritis

Clin Exp Rheumatol. May-Jun 2004;22(3):375-6.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Letter
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Arthritis, Rheumatoid / drug therapy*
  • Arthritis, Rheumatoid / immunology
  • Carrier State* / virology
  • DNA, Viral / analysis
  • Dose-Response Relationship, Drug
  • Female
  • Genetic Variation
  • Hepatitis B / etiology*
  • Hepatitis B / pathology
  • Hepatitis B virus / genetics
  • Humans
  • Immunocompromised Host
  • Immunosuppressive Agents / adverse effects*
  • Methotrexate / adverse effects*
  • Mutation

Substances

  • DNA, Viral
  • Immunosuppressive Agents
  • Methotrexate