Autoimmune hepatitis--approach to diagnosis.

  title={Autoimmune hepatitis--approach to diagnosis.},
  author={Albert J Czaja},
  journal={MedGenMed : Medscape general medicine},
  volume={8 2},
CONTEXT Autoimmune hepatitis has diverse features that can delay its diagnosis and the institution of potentially lifesaving corticosteroid therapy. OBJECTIVE Review the clinical, laboratory, and histologic features of autoimmune hepatitis and promulgate routine application of its codified diagnostic criteria. DATA SOURCES Reference lists and MEDLINE. STUDY SELECTION All clinically pertinent published observations that indicate the diversity of manifestations and pitfalls in diagnosis… CONTINUE READING