Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts-nontumor
Acute hepatitis - general
Reviewers: Komal Arora, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 28 April 2012, last major update April 2012
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● Active hepatocellular damage and necrosis, usually with a lobular inflammatory response, less than 6 months duration
● Typically more spotty hepatocyte inflammation than chronic hepatitis
● Diffuse sinusoidal and portal mononuclear inflammation, swollen hepatocytes, apoptotic hepatocytes
● Usually not biopsied
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