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Descriptor English:   Hepatitis, Alcoholic 
Descriptor Spanish:   Hepatitis Alcohólica 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Hepatite Alcoólica 
Synonyms English:   Alcoholic Hepatitis
Alcoholic Hepatitis, Chronic
Chronic Alcoholic Hepatitides
Chronic Alcoholic Hepatitis
Hepatitis, Alcoholic, Chronic  
Tree Number:   C06.552.380.290
Definition English:   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. 
History Note English:   78 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification CO complications
CN congenital DI diagnosis
DG diagnostic imaging DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy EC economics
EM embryology EN enzymology
EP epidemiology EH ethnology
ET etiology GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
MO mortality NU nursing
PS parasitology PA pathology
PP physiopathology PC prevention & control
PX psychology RT radiotherapy
RH rehabilitation SU surgery
TH therapy UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   6660 
Unique Identifier:   D006519 

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