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Disease Hepatitis, Alcoholic

Name Hepatitis, Alcoholic
Synonyms Alcoholic Hepatitis | Alcoholic Hepatitis, Chronic | Chronic Alcoholic Hepatitides | Chronic Alcoholic Hepatitis | Hepatitis, Alcoholic, Chronic
Definition INFLAMMATION of the LIVER due to ALCOHOL ABUSE. It is characterized by NECROSIS of HEPATOCYTES, infiltration by NEUTROPHILS, and deposit of MALLORY BODIES. Depending on its severity, the inflammatory lesion may be reversible or progress to LIVER CIRRHOSIS.
Categories Digestive system disease | Substance-related disorder
MeSH® ID D006519

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1. DiseasesDigestive System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Liver Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hepatitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Hepatitis, Alcoholic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesDigestive System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Liver Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Liver Diseases, Alcoholic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Hepatitis, Alcoholic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesChemically-Induced Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Substance-Related Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Alcohol-Related Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Alcohol-Induced Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Liver Diseases, Alcoholic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Hepatitis, Alcoholic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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