Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/108152
Title: Hepatitis--a diagnostic approach to histopathologic interpretation of liver biopsy specimens.
Authors: Wee, A. 
Issue Date: Jul-1989
Citation: Wee, A. (1989-07). Hepatitis--a diagnostic approach to histopathologic interpretation of liver biopsy specimens.. Annals of the Academy of Medicine Singapore 18 (4) : 416-423. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: This paper discusses the differential diagnoses of "hepatitis" from a pathologist's point of view. An initial blind approach to the interpretation of liver biopsy specimens is recommended to avoid a biased diagnosis. The term "hepatitis" is subdivided into the following morphologic categories--lobular, portal, periportal and cholestatic hepatitis groups. In each group, the possible clinical diagnoses are discussed in order of likelihood. Salient histologic criteria, diagnostic histopathologic problems and pitfalls are highlighted. The final diagnosis should be based on a clinicopathologic correlation.
Source Title: Annals of the Academy of Medicine Singapore
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/108152
ISSN: 03044602
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