Epatiti autoimmuni attorno all'anno 2000

Translated title of the contribution: Autoimmune hepatitis in the year 2000

I. Giuseppin, S. Martelossi, L. Lepore, G. Torre, I. B E Alessandro Ventura

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Diagnosis of autoimmune hepatitis (AH) is based on: Exclusion of viral genetic or tossic etiology, presence of non-organ-specific antibodies (SMA, ANA or LKM1); increased G immunoglobulin, typical histological features; response to immunosuppressive therapy, severity and immunogenetic background, 21 cases, observed over 20 years, are reported. They represent different types of AH: Type 1, isolated (or lupoid, SMA positive); type 2, LKM1 positive, often associated with autoimmune polyglandular syndromes; coeliac hepatitis (or idyopatic hypertransaminasaemia); type 1 AH associated to coeliac disease; giant-cell hepatitis, Coombs test positive; AH following liver transplantation (de novo hepatitis); autoimmune cholangitis associated with chronic inflammatory bowel disease.

Translated title of the contributionAutoimmune hepatitis in the year 2000
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)499-508
Number of pages10
JournalMedico e Bambino
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Oct 31 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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