alcoholic hepatitis


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alcoholic hepatitis

[‚al·kə‚hȯl·ik ‚hep·ə′tīd·əs]
(medicine)
A frequently occurring form of hepatitis that is caused by excessive ethyl alcohol intake and is characterized by fever, high white blood cell count, and jaundice.
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3%) marker of chronic imbibing (1) and alcoholic hepatitis, if not liver cirrhosis (micronodular and macronodular cirrhosis).
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