Autoimmune Hepatitis

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Gastroenterology

Case description

Autoimmune hepatitis as the name suggests is when the bodies own immune cells attack the liver cells resulting in inflammation. The disease may be asymptomatic (meaning no symptoms) or start as acute hepatitis and progress to chronic liver disease and cirrhosis. Autoimmune hepatitis is four times more common in women than in men.

tags: autoimmune hepatitis hepatitis inflammation immune cells


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