Hepatic and Gastrointestinal Manifestations in Rheumatic and Connective Tissue Diseases

Shinji Shimoda, Yong Chong, Mitsuteru Akahoshi, Hiroaki Niiro, Hiroshi Tsukamoto

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Digestive diseases and digestive symptoms are among the most universal diseases in everyday clinical care. However, digestive diseases accompanying rheumatic and connective tissue diseases are often onset with a background of complicated pathologies. Therefore, it is necessary to distinguish these at an early stage and carry out treatment according to the pathology. It is necessary to give specialized support upon precise medical interviews and physical examinations along with making diagnoses by standard clinical and graphic examinations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)132-137
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of General and Family Medicine
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Family Practice
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology
  • Internal Medicine


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