Autoimmune hepatitis

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Synonyms: AIH

A rare liver disease characterized by immune-mediated acute or chronic liver inflammation clinically presenting as cryptogenic hepatitis with interface hepatitis on histological examination elevated serum aminotransferase levels and hypergammaglobulinemia / elevated immunoglobulin G in the presence or absence of specific circulating autoantibodies. Patients may be asymptomatic chronically ill or present with acute liver failure. Concurrent autoimmune diseases are frequently observed.

Data from Orphanet are used to provide information on a disease's name, synonym(s), and overview. Reference: Access aggregated data from Orphanet at Orphadata. Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version June 2024

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