Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Risk factors identified for autoimmune hepatitis after liver transplant

A multicenter study performed by a large international consortium that includes UT Southwestern has outlined a set of risk factors and outcomes for patients with autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) that recurs after liver transplantation. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US mystery hepatitis deaths rise to 6, cause still unknown

The number of US children who have died from a mysterious form of hepatitis has risen to six and the condition has now been tied to 180 cases, health authorities announced Friday, as they continued to hunt for the cause.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus might be behind mystery child hepatitis cases: US agency

Nine young children from Alabama affected by a mysterious hepatitis (inflammation of the liver) all tested positive for a common pathogen called adenovirus 41, a study by the US health agency said Friday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Alabama cases of acute hepatitis in kids show link to viruses: CDC

The origins of a continuing outbreak of acute, potentially lethal hepatitis striking children in countries around the world has experts mystified. But a cluster of recent cases in Alabama all show ties to common viruses, ...

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