Clinical significance of autoantibodies to soluble liver antigen in autoimmune hepatitis
The primary end point was complete biochemical remission of autoimmune hepatitis
and the absence of steroid-related adverse effects such as moon face, acne, buffalo hump, hirsutism, striae, diabetes, glaucoma, or increased intraocular pressure.
HLA-DRB1 as a risk factor in children with autoimmune hepatitis
and its relation to hepatitis A infection.
is a rare but important chronic liver disease that can affect different components of the immune system.
Viruses are suggested to play a role in triggering autoimmune hepatitis
Association of autoimmune hepatitis
with HLA-Bw54 and DR4 in Japanese patients.
(AIH) is an immune-mediated inflammatory disease of the liver.
Other causes of cirrhosis were Wilson's disease, autoimmune hepatitis
and Budd-Chiari syndrome (Table 2).
diagnosis was based on simplified diagnostic criteria for routine clinical practice including age, sex, autoantibodies [smooth muscle actin (SMA), anti-nuclear antibody (ANA), AMA, liver-kidney microsomal antibodies (LKM), soluble liver/liver-pancreas antibodies (SLA/LP)], 7-globulins, immunoglobulin A, immunoglobulin G (IgG), immunoglobulin M (IgM), absence of viral hepatitis, and liver histology.
Such patients should also be evaluated for autoimmune hepatitis
, Budd-Chiari syndrome, Wilson's disease, and ischemic hepatitis.
that normal " Erin was just 16 when she was diagnosed with autoimmune hepatitis
The autoimmune hepatitis
is very rare in this age group and no other signs of autoimmune disease were found.
The management consisted primarily in the exclusion of other causes of liver injury/cholestasis such as viral etiology (antibodies IgM antiHAV or a possible reactivation of HBV) other toxic, autoimmune hepatitis
, Wilson disease, hemochromatosis, alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency, shock liver, acute cholecystitis, cholangitis, Budd-Chiari syndrome, alcoholic liver disease, malignancy, coagulation disorders .
Wayne was awaiting his transplant in July 2012 when he got chatting to autoimmune hepatitis
Serology surveys for autoimmune hepatitis
(AIH) were all negative.