Autoimmune Hepatitis

About- Autoimmune hepatitis is liver inflammation that occurs when a body's immune system turns against liver cells. 

Symptoms-

  Enlarged liver (hepatomegaly)
 Abnormal blood vessels on the skin (spider angiomas)
 Abdominal distention & discomfort
 Dark urine
 Pale-coloured stools
 Acute liver failure (cirrhosis-of-the-liver ) and liver pain
 Jaundice
 Itching
 Fatigue
 Loss of appetite
 Nausea and Vomiting
 Joint pain 

Causes-

 Family history
 History of bacterial or viral infections
 Being female
 Side effects of certain medications, such as minocycline 

Specialists to Visit

 Hepatologist
 Transplant Surgeon
 Gastroenterologist

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References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.niddk.nih.gov
https://emedicine.medscape.com
https://www.webmd.com
http://www.clevelandclinicmeded.com

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