"Hepatitis, Alcoholic" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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.
|Chronic Alcoholic Hepatitis
- Chronic Alcoholic Hepatitis
- Alcoholic Hepatitis, Chronic
- Chronic Alcoholic Hepatitides
- Hepatitis, Alcoholic, Chronic
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