Cryptogenic Chronic Hepatitis and Its Changing Guise in Adults

@article{Czaja2011CryptogenicCH,
  title={Cryptogenic Chronic Hepatitis and Its Changing Guise in Adults},
  author={Albert J Czaja},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={56},
  pages={3421-3438}
}
Cryptogenic chronic hepatitis is a disease that is unexplained by conventional clinical, laboratory and histological findings, and it can progress to cirrhosis, develop hepatocellular carcinoma, and require liver transplantation. The goals of this review are to describe the changing phenotype of cryptogenic chronic hepatitis in adults, develop a diagnostic algorithm appropriate to current practice, and suggest treatment options. The frequency of cryptogenic hepatitis is estimated at 5.4… CONTINUE READING

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