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    Revised Original Score for Autoimmune Hepatitis (AIH)

    Revised version of the original scoring system for the diagnosis of autoimmune hepatitis.
    When to Use
    Why Use

    Patients with established hepatitis and available liver biopsy results, but unclear diagnosis.

    AIH is multifactorial, complex, and typically has many competing diagnoses. The score offers a data driven, consensus-based path to help guide treatment.

    Male
    0
    Female
    +2
    <1.5
    +2
    1.5-3.0
    0
    >3.0
    -2
    >2.0
    +3
    1.5-2.0
    +2
    1.0-1.5
    +1
    <1.0
    0
    >1:80
    +3
    1:80
    +2
    1:40
    +1
    <1:40
    0
    Seropositivity for other defined autoantibodies
    +2
    HLA-DR3 or HLA-DR4
    +1
    None of the above
    0
    Positive
    -4
    Negative
    0
    Positive
    -3
    Negative
    +3
    Yes
    -4
    No
    +1
    <25 g/day
    +2
    25-60 g/day
    0
    >60 g/day
    -2
    Yes
    +3
    No
    0
    Yes
    +1
    No
    0
    Yes
    +1
    No
    0
    Yes
    -3
    No
    0
    Yes
    -3
    No
    0
    Yes
    +2
    No
    0
    Complete
    +2
    Relapse
    +3

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    Creator Insights
    Dr. Fernando Alvarez

    About the Creator

    Fernando Alvarez, MD, is the Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition at CHU Sainte-Justine, University of Montreal. He studied medicine in his home country of Argentina, where he focused on hepatology and pediatrics. He currently practices pediatric hepatology, and he researches topics including autoimmune hepatitis, viral hepatitis, and liver immunity.

    To view Dr. Fernando Alvarez's publications, visit PubMed

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