Autoimmune hepatitis and HIV infection: two case reports and review of the literature

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HIV infection, in the absence of treatment, causes a severe immunodeficiency, exposing the patient to life-threatening opportunistic infections. In this context, the occurrence of autoimmune diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosus, immune thrombocytopenic purpura and autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) have been rarely described [1–2].

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