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Descriptor English:   Hepatitis, Chronic 
Descriptor Spanish:   Hepatitis Crónica 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Hepatite Crônica 
Synonyms English:   Chronic Active Hepatitis
Chronic Hepatitis
Chronic Hepatitis, Cryptogenic
Chronic Persistent Hepatitides
Chronic Persistent Hepatitis
Cryptogenic Chronic Hepatitis
Hepatitis, Chronic Active
Hepatitis, Chronic Persistent
Hepatitis, Chronic, Cryptogenic
Hepatitis, Cryptogenic Chronic  
Tree Number:   C06.552.380.350
Definition English:   INFLAMMATION of the LIVER with ongoing hepatocellular injury for 6 months or more, characterized by NECROSIS of HEPATOCYTES and inflammatory cell (LEUKOCYTES) infiltration. Chronic hepatitis can be caused by viruses, medications, autoimmune diseases, and other unknown factors. 
Indexing Annotation English:   GEN or unspecified; prefer specifics; chronic alcoholic hepatitis = HEPATITIS, ALCOHOLIC
Entry Combination - descr/qualif English:   Hepatitis, Chronic/chemically induced use Chemical and Drug Induced Liver Injury, Chronic
History Note English:   98; was HEPATITIS, CHRONIC ACTIVE 1983-97 
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:   6671 
Unique Identifier:   D006521 

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