All patients fulfilled the criteria for AIH, as defined by the International Autoimmune Hepatitis
She has treated over 100 children with autoimmune hepatitis
with the protocol described above, Dr.
The researchers described the study as the largest prospective, randomized, multicenter trial published to date for the treatment of autoimmune hepatitis
Immune-mediated disorders are diseases caused by an inappropriately targeted reaction of the immune system, for example: autoimmune hepatitis
, sclerosing cholangitis, neonatal systemic lupus erythematosus, graft versus host disease15-18.
(AIH) is an unresolved necro-inflammatory liver disease, and is more common in women than in men (1).
These pathologic and laboratory findings led to a definitive diagnosis of autoimmune hepatitis
(AIH) Type 1.
Clinical profile and HLA typing of autoimmune hepatitis
Background: The long-term outcomes of patients with autoimmune hepatitis
(AIH) given the immunosuppressive treatment are considered to be preferable.
was diagnosed based on the International Diagnostic Criteria for the diagnosis of Autoimmune Hepatitis
An autoimmune screen was positive for antinuclear factor (ANF) with a titre of 160 and a homogeneous pattern, but all other markers for autoimmune hepatitis
More than 100 such diseases have been identified, including type 1 diabetes, celiac disease, lupus, multiple sclerosis, autoimmune hepatitis
, and Crohn's disease.
5) However, CLD also has non-viral etiology including alcoholic hepatitis, fatty liver, autoimmune hepatitis
, cryptogenic hepatitis, and other unidentified causes.