Mechanisms of autoimmune liver disease

Christopher L. Mabee, Dwain L Thiele

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Several lines of evidence suggest that autoimmune hepatitis and primary biliary cirrhosis are autoimmune diseases. This article discusses both the immunologic mechanisms of liver injury and the mechanisms of cell injury mediated by lymphocytes. This article also reviews the proposed immunopathogenesis of autoimmune hepatitis and primary biliary cirrhosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)431-445
Number of pages15
JournalClinics in Liver Disease
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology


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