Regulatory T cells and autoimmune hepatitis: what happens in the liver stays in the liver.

@article{Oo2014RegulatoryTC,
  title={Regulatory T cells and autoimmune hepatitis: what happens in the liver stays in the liver.},
  author={Ye Htun Oo and David H Adams},
  journal={Journal of hepatology},
  year={2014},
  volume={61 5},
  pages={973-5}
}
Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is a classical autoimmune liver disease that has characteristic features of autoimmunity. It is more commonly seen in women, strongly associated with variants in the major histocompatibility complex region and usually responsive to immunosuppression. Although the aetiology is still unknown the development of the disease involves a loss of immunological self-tolerance to liver antigens resulting in a T cell mediated destruction of hepatocytes [1]. The majority of AIH… CONTINUE READING
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