Issue: 2020 > September > case report

Cryoglobulinaemic vasculitis in a patient with chronic hepatitis C: favourable outcome due to direct-acting antivirals

M.J.M. Boderie, P. Van Paassen, J.P. Aendekerk, D. Posthouwer
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This case report describes a patient who presented with a debilitating hepatitis C virus-related cryoglobulinaemic vasculitis who was treated with immunosuppression and direct-acting antivirals. After returning symptoms revealed a relapse of the hepatitis C virus infection, treatment with direct-acting antivirals was repeated. Subsequently, he achieved a sustained virological response and his vasculitis subsided.