Lupoid hepatitis

What is Lupoid hepatitis?

Jaundice with evidence of liver cell damage and positive antinuclear antibody or LE cell tests, but without evidence of systemic lupus erythematosus; liver biopsies usually show chronic active hepatitis with infiltration by plasma cells, or postnecrotic cirrhosis; serum is negative for hepatitis B antigen. (More often termed autoimmune hepatitis).

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Dear Hepatitis Researcher,

I am writing in hopes that you may be able to help me identify locations where I may be able to obtain a Fibroscan in...

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Hi,
I understand your concern.

A combination of Fibroscan and fibrotest will enable you to quantify the extent of fibrosis of the liver giving the...

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hi my son is 29 years old,,, with ulcerative colitis,, lately he had a high blood pressure,,, after some medication he did some liver tests with...

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Hello and welcome to the website.
I have gone through your question here.

* The AST is Aspartate Transaminase - liver enzyme.
* The elevated level...

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Sir I had a general test of haemoglobin and jaundice where I found the report a little out of range..I am a normal guy weight 62Kg and height 5.5,...

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Hello,
Thanks for posting your query.
You have raised levels of bilirubin with a marginally decreased hematocrit value.
Your jaundice is persistent...

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hi my son is 29 years old,,, with ulcerative colitis,, lately he had a high blood pressure,,, after some medication he did some liver tests with...

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