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Descriptor English: Hepatitis, Alcoholic
Descriptor Spanish: Hepatitis Alcohólica
Descriptor hepatitis alcohólica
Entry term(s) hepatitis alcohólica crónica
hepatitis crónica alcoholica
Scope note: INFLAMACIÓN del HÍGADO debida al ABUSO DE ALCOHOL. Se caracteriza por NECROSIS de los HEPATOCITOS, infiltración por NEUTRÓFILOS y depósitos de CUERPOS DE MALLORY. Según la gravedad, la lesión inflamatoria puede ser reversible o progresar a CIRROSIS HEPÁTICA.
Descriptor Portuguese: Hepatite Alcoólica
Descriptor French: Hépatite alcoolique
Entry term(s): Alcoholic Hepatitis
Alcoholic Hepatitis, Chronic
Chronic Alcoholic Hepatitides
Chronic Alcoholic Hepatitis
Hepatitis, Alcoholic, Chronic
Tree number(s): C06.552.380.290
C06.552.645.490
C25.775.100.087.645.490
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006519
Scope note: 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.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Alcoholism (1966-1977)
Hepatitis (1966-1977)
Hepatitis, Toxic (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note: 78
History Note: 78
DeCS ID: 6660
Unique ID: D006519
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/04/22
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Hepatitis, Alcoholic - Preferred
Concept UI M0010224
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Hepatitis, Alcoholic
Entry term(s) Alcoholic Hepatitis
Chronic Alcoholic Hepatitis - Narrower
Concept UI M0010225
Preferred term Chronic Alcoholic Hepatitis
Entry term(s) Alcoholic Hepatitis, Chronic
Chronic Alcoholic Hepatitides
Hepatitis, Alcoholic, Chronic



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