Clinical Rheumatology

, Volume 1, Issue 3, pp 208–211 | Cite as

Chronic active hepatitis with high level of anti-ds-DNA detected by a solid phase radioimmunoassay

  • A. Peretz
  • F. Mascart-Lemone
  • G. Nuttin
  • J. P. Famaey
Case Report


A case of chronic active hepatitis with arthralgia in a 72-year-old woman was diagnosed on the basis of biological and histological findings. High levels of anti-ds-DNA usually considered specific for systemic lupus erythematosus were detected by a very sensitive solid-phase radioimmunoassay.

Key words

Chronic active hepatitis Anti-ds-DNA 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Peretz
    • 1
  • F. Mascart-Lemone
    • 2
  • G. Nuttin
    • 3
  • J. P. Famaey
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RheumatologySaint-Pierre University hospital, University of BrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.Department of ImmunologySaint-Pierre University hospital, University of BrusselsBelgium
  3. 3.Department of Internal medicineSaint-Pierre University hospital, University of BrusselsBelgium

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