Table of Contents

Volume 1,Issue 1

Open Access Editorial

Response-Guided Treatment with an Ultrarapid Virological Response Creates the Future of Interferon-Free Treatment against Hepatitis C

Received: 22 January 2017;  Published: 03 February 2017;  doi: 10.21926/obm.hg.1701002

Open Access Case Report

Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia Suspected Due to Low-Dosage Prednisolone Treatment for Acute Autoimmune Hepatitis: Case Report and Literature Review

Received: 16 November 2016;  Published: 21 January 2017;  doi: 10.21926/obm.hg.1701001


(1) Background: Preventative treatment for Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PCP) has been recommended for patients receiving ≥20 mg/day prednisolone. We describe a patient who developed PCP while receiving a dose of 15 mg/day prednisolone, and consider criteria for the initiation of preventative therapy for PCP in patients with autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) treated with prednisolone. (2) Case Report: A 71-year-old woman initially possessed dark-colored urine, white stool, and decreased appetite, w [...]