A Purple Liver

G Jiang et al. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2022; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2022.05.036.Open Access! A Purple Liver

In this case report, a 38 yo was incidentally discovered to have a purple liver while undergoing surgery for cholelithiasis. A diagnosis of Dubin-Johnson syndrome was made. It “is a benign autosomal-recessive liver disease with clinical manifestations of chronic or intermittent conjugated hyperbilirubinemia. It is caused by mutations in the ABCC2 gene leading to MRP2 [multidrug resistance-associated protein 2] dysfunction or deletion.”

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