Due to its spontaneous evolution, if not treated, it may progress to cirrosis in most cases. Histologically, it is characterized by mononuclear cell infiltration in the portal tract, and biochemically by elevation of transaminases, hypergammaglobulinemia, and the presence of liver specific autoantibodies. Autoimmune hepatitisq european association for the study of the liver. Aasldpracticeguidelines diagnosis and management of autoimmune hepatitis michael p. Estudio diagnostico del paciente con hepatitis aguda. However, 50 years later aih still remains a major diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. Terziroli berettapiccoli b, mielivergani g, vergani d. Autoimmune hepatitis is an inflamatory, chronic hepatic process of unknown etiology, affecting mainly females. Hepatitis autoinmune diagnostico y tratamiento mayo clinic.
Tratamiento prospective analysis of nonadherence in autoimmune hepatitis. Vierling7 this guideline has been approved by the american. Su causa puede ser infecciosa viral, bacteriana, etc. Krawitt,4 giorgina mielivergani,5 diego vergani,6 and john m. Abstract autoimmune hepatitis aih is a hepatocellular inflammation that is characterised by a wide range of histolopatholgic periportal interface hepatitis with plasma cell infiltration and piecemeal necrosis, biochemi. Some patients with autoimmune liver disease have characteristics of cholestasis, as well as of autoimmune hepatitis. Hepatitis autoinmune sintomas, causas y tratamientos. Perspectivas actuales autoimmune hepatitis in children. Sep 01, 2006 autoimmune hepatitis is a chronic, progressive disease, more frequent in women than in men, and of unknown etiology.