When the immune system of the body turns against the liver cells, an inflammation of the liver takes place. This condition is called Chronic Autoimmune Hepatitis. It is more likely to develop in a person who is suffering from rheumatoid arthritis or hyperthyroidism. Fatigue, abdominal discomfort, jaundice, joint pains, enlargement of the liver, abnormal blood vessels are caused due to Chronic Autoimmune Hepatitis.
HOW IS CHRONIC AUTOIMMUNE HEPATITIS DIAGNOSED?
If it is not treated within adequate time, a patient's case may worsen.