Long-term outcome of autoimmune hepatitis in children.

@article{Saadah2001LongtermOO,
  title={Long-term outcome of autoimmune hepatitis in children.},
  author={Omar Ibrahim Saadah and Arnold Lee Smith and Winita Hardikar},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  year={2001},
  volume={16 11},
  pages={1297-302}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIM Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is a chronic disease of unknown etiology, which usually progresses to cirrhosis if not diagnosed and treated promptly. Data on long-term follow up in children with AIH are scant. The aim of this study is to assess the long-term outcome of autoimmune hepatitis in children with respect to clinical and laboratory features at presentation. METHODS Data were extracted from the medical records of patients presenting over a 28-year period (1972-2000) to… CONTINUE READING

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