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Liver Center - Alcoholic Liver Disease (ALD): Alcoholic Hepatitis


Alcoholic Hepatitis

Definition Incidence Risk Factors/Cause
Inflammation of the liver caused by alcohol consumption 15 to 20% of chronic alcoholics History of alcohol consumption
Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment/Prevention
Fatigue

Weight loss

Gastrointestinal bleeding

Jaundice

Ascites
Medical history Physical exam

Blood tests

Liver biopsy
Alcohol withdrawal