Were you looking for information about Autoimmune Hepatitis? Autoimmune hepatites is a common misspelling of autoimmune hepatitis.
Autoimmune hepatitis is a form of liver inflammation that occurs when the body's immune system attacks its own liver cells. While the disease can affect people of any age or ethnicity, it occurs most commonly in women. In fact, about 70 percent of those with autoimmune hepatitis are women. When diagnosing autoimmune hepatitis, the healthcare provider will ask a number of questions and perform a physical exam looking for signs and symptoms of the condition. If the healthcare provider suspects autoimmune hepatitis, he or she will have certain tests done (including certain blood tests and a liver biopsy).
(Click Autoimmune Hepatitis for the full eMedTV article on autoimmune hepatitis. This article takes an in-depth look at autoimmune hepatitis and its causes, symptoms, and treatment.)