Autoimmune hepatitis.

  title={Autoimmune hepatitis.},
  author={E. Krawitt},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={354 1},
  • E. Krawitt
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • N Engl J Med 2006;354:54-66. Copyright © 2006 Massachusetts Medical Society. A utoimmune hepatitis is a generally progressive, chronic hepatitis of unknown cause that occurs in children and adults of all ages. Occasionally, it has a fluctuating course, with periods of increased or decreased activity. The diagnosis is based on histologic abnormalities, characteristic clinical and biochemical findings, and abnormal levels of serum globulins, including autoantibodies. Since the first descriptions… CONTINUE READING
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