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Hepatitis, Alcoholic MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Hepatitis, Alcoholic
Tree Number(s)
C06.552.380.290
C06.552.645.490
C25.775.100.087.645.490
Unique ID
D006519
RDF Unique Identifier
http://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.
Entry Term(s)
Alcoholic Hepatitis
Chronic Alcoholic Hepatitis
Hepatitis, Alcoholic, Chronic
NLM Classification #
WI 715
Previous Indexing
Alcoholism (1966-1977)
Hepatitis (1966-1977)
Hepatitis, Toxic (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note
78
History Note
78
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/22
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Hepatitis, Alcoholic Preferred
Chronic Alcoholic Hepatitis Narrower
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