Which histologic finding may help distinguish autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) from other forms of chronic hepatitis?

Updated: Jun 11, 2019
  • Author: David C Wolf, MD, FACP, FACG, AGAF, FAASLD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Tucker et al indicate that the presence of characteristic hyaline droplets in the cytoplasm of Kupffer cells on routine hematoxylin and eosin (H&E) from biopsy specimens in pediatric patients with autoimmune hepatitis may provide a useful diagnostic clue to distinguish this disease from other forms of chronic hepatitis. [46]

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