Hepatitis: Autoimmune

Risk Factors

  • Women > Men
  • Hx autoimmune dz: IBD, RA, thyroiditis, celiac dz, DM1
  • Children > Adults

Symptoms

  • Presentation can be acute, sub-acute, or chronic; smoldering to fulminant; can wax/wane
  • Sx can include: fatigue, n, v, anorexia, itching, abdominal pain, small joint arthralgias

Physical Exam Findings

  • Finding can range from none to hepatomegaly, splenomegaly, jaundice, edema

Tests