Hepatitis is an inflammatory process that involves of the liver.
The term is used somewhat loosely when considered from the pathologist's perspective; inflammatory cells may be absent, such as in steatohepatitis. Clinically, transaminase elevation (elevation of ALT, AST) may be described as hepatitis.
Types of hepatitis
- Autoimmune hepatitis.
- Viral hepatitis:
- Giant cell hepatitis.
- Alcoholic hepatitis.
- Cholestatic hepatitis.
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