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Simplified criteria for the diagnosis of autoimmune hepatitis
Diagnosis of autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) may be challenging. However, early diagnosis is important because immunosuppression is life‐saving. Diagnostic criteria of the International AutoimmuneExpand
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Diagnosis and management of autoimmune hepatitis.
  • A. Czaja
  • Medicine
  • Clinics in liver disease
  • 1 February 2015
Autoimmune hepatitis is characterized by increased serum aminotransferase levels, autoantibodies, hypergammaglobulinemia, and interface hepatitis. Presentation can be acute, severe (fulminant),Expand
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Diagnosis and management of autoimmune hepatitis
Clinical practice guidelines are defined as ‘‘systematically developed statements to assist practitioner and patient decisions about appropriate heath care for specific clinical circumstances.’’ (AllExpand
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Drug-Induced Autoimmune-Like Hepatitis
  • A. Czaja
  • Medicine
  • Digestive Diseases and Sciences
  • 16 February 2011
The clinical phenotype of classical autoimmune hepatitis can be mimicked by idiosyncratic drug-induced liver injury, and differentiation can be difficult. The goals of this review are to enumerateExpand
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The Variant Forms of Autoimmune Hepatitis
  • A. Czaja
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Internal Medicine
  • 1 October 1996
Autoimmune hepatitis has been recognized since the 1950s [1, 2], but its diagnostic criteria have only recently been codified [3]. The ability to exclude viral infection by using sensitive andExpand
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Advances in the diagnosis, pathogenesis, and management of autoimmune hepatitis.
Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is characterized by chronic inflammation of the liver, interface hepatitis (based on histologic examination), hypergammaglobulinemia, and production of autoantibodies. ManyExpand
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Diagnosis and treatment of autoimmune hepatitis
These guidelines provide a data-supported approach to the diagnosis and management of patients with autoimmune hepatitis. They are based on the following: (1) a formal review and analysis of theExpand
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Distinctive clinical phenotype and treatment outcome of type 1 autoimmune hepatitis in the elderly
Autoimmune hepatitis is classically a disease of young women. Our aims were to determine its occurrence, clinical phenotype, and outcome in elderly patients and contrast findings to young adults.Expand
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Frequency and nature of the variant syndromes of autoimmune liver disease
To determine the frequency and nature of variant syndromes in autoimmune liver disease, 162 patients with type 1 autoimmune hepatitis, 37 patients with primary biliary cirrhosis, and 26 patients withExpand
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