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BACKGROUND Epidemiological studies of autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) show varying figures on prevalence and incidence, and data on the long-term prognosis are scarce. Objective To investigate the epidemiology, long-term prognosis and causes of death in a Swedish AIH cohort. MATERIAL AND METHODS Data collected from 634 AIH patients were matched to the Cause of(More)
OBJECTIVES Cirrhosis is a well-known risk factor for hepatocellular cancer, but the true risk in autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is scarcely studied. Other cancers may arise after prolonged use of immune-modulating drugs. The aim of this study was to investigate the cancer risk in a large cohort of AIH patients. MATERIAL AND METHODS Six hundred and thirty-four(More)
INTRODUCTION Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is a liver disease that primarily affects women. Many become ill during childbearing age, and medication can be lifelong. Few studies exist on pregnancy outcome in women with AIH. Objectives The aim was to assess the outcome of women with AIH and their children during pregnancy and postpartum. MATERIALS AND METHODS(More)
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