Quick Reference Dictionary for GI and Hepatology

Jonathan M Fenkel, MD

Appendix 6: Scoring System For Autoimmune Hepatitis (continued)

Autoimmune hepatitis affects a variety of patients, and its clinical presentation can be heterogeneous. Due to its high mortality rate and no single accurate diagnostic test, the International Autoimmune Hepatitis Group devised diagnostic criteria in 1993, which were then revised in 1999. Female >3 < 1.5 > 2.0 1.5 to 2.0 1.0 to 1.5 < 1.0 > 1:80 1:80 1:40 < 1:40 AMA positive Other auto-antibodies associated with liver disease Positive Negative Yes No < 25 gm/day > 60 gm/day Yes Inferface hepatitis Plasma cell infiltrate Rosettes None of…