chronic active hepatitis


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chron·ic act·ive hep·a·ti·tis

hepatitis with chronic portal inflammation that extends into the parenchyma, with piecemeal necrosis and fibrosis that usually progresses to a coarsely nodular postnecrotic cirrhosis.
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chronic active hepatitis

1. Obsolete term. See Chronic hepatitis.
2. Chronic viral hepatitis.
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chron·ic act·ive hep·a·ti·tis

(kronik aktiv hep-ă-tītis)
Liver disease with portal inflammation that extends into the parenchyma, and usually progresses to a coarsely nodular postnecrotic cirrhosis.
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she had strong AMA +ve titres (1:1000) in view of autoimmune etiology she was subjected to liver biopsy which revealed chronic active hepatitis (HA1-3).
(8) Furthermore, patients with chronic active hepatitis B or cirrhosis more likely have a worse outcome from HA than healthy HBsAg carriers.
Forty patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and histologically confirmed chronic active hepatitis (CAH), and 20 patients with histologically confirmed, HCV-induced end-stage liver Ci were studied.
Four years ago Miss Sally Passey, aged 23, underwent a life-saving liver transplant to alleviate chronic active hepatitis.
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Prevention of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with chronic active hepatitis C and cirrhosis.

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