Clinicopathological features of acute-onset autoimmune hepatitis.

  title={Clinicopathological features of acute-onset autoimmune hepatitis.},
  author={Nobuaki Okano and Kazuhide Yamamoto and Kohsaku Sakaguchi and Yasuhiro Miyake and Noriaki Shimada and Tomomi Hakoda and Ryo Terada and Shinsuke Baba and Takahiro Suzuki and Takao Tsuji},
  journal={Hepatology research : the official journal of the Japan Society of Hepatology},
  volume={25 3},
The clinicopathological features of nine acute-onset autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) patients were compared with those of 29 classical AIH patients. The clinical features of acute-onset AIH showed significantly higher serum ALT levels, lower serum IgG levels and AIH score than those of classical AIH, although the type of auto-antibodies, age and gender were not different between the two groups. Pathological features showed that the stages of acute-onset AIH varied from stage 1 to stage 4 and were… CONTINUE READING
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