How does a finding of cirrhosis affect the prognosis of autoimmune hepatitis (AIH)?

Updated: Jun 11, 2019
  • Author: David C Wolf, MD, FACP, FACG, AGAF, FAASLD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Interface hepatitis does not predict a progressive disease course. By contrast, a strong likelihood exists that cirrhosis will develop when bridging necrosis is present. The presence or absence of cirrhosis on liver biopsy is an important determinant of the patient's prognosis.

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