A case of periportal fibrosis in a Sudanese refugee

James Daveson and Graeme Macdonald
Med J Aust 2008; 188 (11): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2008.tb01834.x
Published online: 2 June 2008

To the Editor: A 37-year-old male Sudanese refugee presented with lethargy, nausea, abdominal discomfort and bloating. He had chronic hepatitis B and a 2-year history of hazardous levels of alcohol consumption (90 g/day). On examination, there were no features of chronic liver disease.

  • James Daveson1
  • Graeme Macdonald1,2

  • 1 Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD.
  • 2 Diamantina Institute for Cancer, Immunology and Metabolic Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD.


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