Chronic hepatitis. An update on terminology and reporting.

@article{Batts1995ChronicHA,
  title={Chronic hepatitis. An update on terminology and reporting.},
  author={K. Batts and J. Ludwig},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={1995},
  volume={19 12},
  pages={
          1409-17
        }
}
The terms chronic active hepatitis (CAH), chronic persistent hepatitis (CpH), and chronic lobular hepatitis (CLH) have become obsolete, and their use without further specifications should be discontinued. This recommendation has become necessary because these names have changed from descriptive terms, intended for grading, to terms that are used either as morphologic diagnoses or disease designations or both, depending on individual preferences. Because this practice has caused serious… Expand
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