Clinical and pathological features, and the mechanism of development in severe alcoholic hepatitis, especially in comparison with acute type fulminant hepatitis.

@article{Ishii1993ClinicalAP,
  title={Clinical and pathological features, and the mechanism of development in severe alcoholic hepatitis, especially in comparison with acute type fulminant hepatitis.},
  author={Kazuhiro Ishii and S Furudera and Ryukichi Kumashiro and Yuriko Koga and Toshihiro Hamada and Michio Sata and H 543 Abreu - Lanfranco Abe and Kyuichi Tanikawa},
  journal={Alcohol and alcoholism (Oxford, Oxfordshire). Supplement},
  year={1993},
  volume={1B},
  pages={97-103}
}
Among the patients with alcoholic hepatitis, the patients with severe alcoholic hepatitis (SAH) were distinguished by clinical course, laboratory data and histological findings. The aim of this study was to clarify the clinicopathological features, pathological condition and pathogenesis of SAH. Twenty-four SAH patients were compared with 55 patients with acute type fulminant hepatitis (FH) and the other types of alcoholic liver disease. SAH showed a very poor prognosis with a survival rate of… CONTINUE READING