Is severe cryptogenic chronic hepatitis similar to autoimmune hepatitis?


Kaymakoglu S., Cakaloglu Y., Demir K., Turkoglu S., Badur S., Gurel S., ...More

JOURNAL OF HEPATOLOGY, vol.28, no.1, pp.78-83, 1998 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0168-8278(98)80205-5
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF HEPATOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.78-83
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background/Aims: It has been reported that severe cryptogenic chronic hepatitis may be a subgroup of autoimmune hepatitis, The aims of this study were to investigate the clinical features, liver function tests, human leukocyte antigens and response to immunosuppressive therapy in severe cryptogenic chronic hepatitis, and to compare the findings in such patients with those in patients with autoimmune hepatitis,