Definition: 'Lupoid Hepatitis'
lupoid hepatitisType: Term
1. jaundice with evidence of liver cell damage and positive antinuclear antibody or LE cell tests, but without evidence of systemic lupus erythematosus; liver biopsies usually show chronic active hepatitis with infiltration by plasma cells, or postnecrotic cirrhosis; serum is negative for hepatitis B antigen. (More often termed autoimmune hepatitis).
Synonyms: plasma cell hepatitis
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