Pathology Pearls Post 6: Autoimmune Hepatitis (AIH)

The clinical and histologic presentation of autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) can be quite variable. Here, we present the microscopic features of AIH and discuss clinicopathologic findings that can be used to narrow the differential diagnosis, including the criteria proposed by the International Autoimmune Hepatitis Group.

Pathology Pearls Post 5: Chronic Viral Hepatitis

In patients with chronic liver disease, liver biopsies are taken to evaluate extent and progression of disease, which helps guide therapy. Here, we discuss the microscopic features of chronic hepatitis and the two most common histologic scoring systems used to evaluate liver biopsies with chronic hepatitis.