[Autoimmune hepatitis: recent update on diagnosis and treatment].

@article{Lee2006AutoimmuneHR,
  title={[Autoimmune hepatitis: recent update on diagnosis and treatment].},
  author={Yung Sang Lee},
  journal={The Korean journal of hepatology},
  year={2006},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={318-32}
}
Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is an unresolved, predominantly periportal hepatitis that is usually displays hypergammaglobulinemia, and tissue autoantibodies, and this malady is responsive to immunosuppressive therapy. Our understanding about this clinical entity has been greatly expanded since the first description by Waldenstrom 50 years ago. The codified diagnostic criteria of AIH prepared by International Autoimmune Hepatitis Group are still valid, but new attempts are being made to overcome… CONTINUE READING

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