AUTOIMMUNE HEPATITIS is a topic covered in the Harrison's Manual of Medicine.

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Type I: classic autoimmune hepatitis, anti–smooth-muscle and/or antinuclear antibodies (ANA). Type II: associated with anti-liver/kidney microsomal (anti-LKM) antibodies, which are directed against cytochrome P450IID6 (seen primarily in southern Europe). Type III pts lack ANA and anti-LKM, have antibodies reactive with hepatocyte cytokeratins; clinically similar to type I. Criteria have been suggested by an international group for establishing a diagnosis of autoimmune hepatitis.

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