The impact of ethnicity on the natural history of autoimmune hepatitis

  title={The impact of ethnicity on the natural history of autoimmune hepatitis},
  author={S. Verma and M. Torbenson and P. Thuluvath},
  • S. Verma, M. Torbenson, P. Thuluvath
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Hepatology
  • The impact of ethnicity on the natural history of autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) has not been well characterized. The aim of this study was to assess the natural history of AIH in blacks in comparison with others (nonblacks). This was a 10‐year (June 1996 to June 2006) retrospective analysis of patients with AIH from a single tertiary care center. The diagnosis of AIH was defined by the criteria established by the International Autoimmune Hepatitis Club. A poor outcome was defined as liver failure… CONTINUE READING
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