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Primary biliary cirrhosis presenting with granulomatous skin lesions.
  1. D L Jardine,
  2. S T Chambers,
  3. D J Hart,
  4. B A Chapman
  1. Department of Internal Medicine, Christchurch Hospital, New Zealand.

    Abstract

    A case is described of primary biliary cirrhosis in a 59 year old woman who initially presented with a rash over her lower legs 18 months before diagnosis. Skin biopsy examination showed non-caseating granulomas of the sarcoid type. It is believed that this is the first reported case of primary biliary cirrhosis presenting with a granulomatous rash.

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