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fulminant hepatitis

Wednesday 8 December 2004

Definition: Clinicobiological syndrome associated with hepatic insufficiency and massive hepatocytic necrosis.

Etiology

- fulminant infectious hepatitis

- fulminant drug-induced hepatitis (14.2%)

- fulminant dysimmune hepatitis

  • fulminant auto-immune hepatitis

- metabolic fulminant hepatitis

- drug-induced fulminant hepatitis (drug-induced active liver failure)
- mushroom-associated fulminant liver failure

Animal models

- Fas-mediated fulminant hepatitis in mice (TNFRSF6)

See also

- acute liver failure
- massive hepatic necrosis

Portfolio

  • Massive hepatic necrosis in fulminant auto-immune hepatitis
  • Massive hepatic necrosis in fulminant auto-immune hepatitis
  • Massive hepatic necrosis in fulminant auto-immune hepatitis
  • Massive hepatic necrosis in fulminant auto-immune hepatitis