Hepatic Disease in HIV-Infected Patients

  • Author: Mark S. Sulkowski, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 9/4/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • Classic histologic features of alcoholic hepatitis include inflammation and necrosis; hepatocytes are classically ballooned and often contain Mallory bodies surrounded by neutrophils[MacSween 1986]
  • Cirrhosis and intrasinusoidal, perivenular, or periportal fibrosis are typical features of alcoholic fibrosis

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