hepatitis

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inflammation of the liver caused by a virus or a toxin

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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.
Autoimmune hepatitis 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.
Other causes of cirrhosis were Wilson's disease, autoimmune hepatitis and Budd-Chiari syndrome (Table 2).
Autoimmune hepatitis 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.
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 [3].
Wayne was awaiting his transplant in July 2012 when he got chatting to autoimmune hepatitis sufferer Shelley.
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