Steatohepatitis

Steatohepatitis: steatosis + inflammation = steatohepatitis, AST & ALT elevated, WBC↑, dx w biopsy (fat, fibrosis, inflammation, necrosis), can be alcoholic (AST > ALT) or non-alcoholic (ALT > AST)


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  • Steatohepatitis
  • aka: NASH, ASH,
  • steatosis + inflammation = steatohepatitis, AST & ALT elevated, WBC↑, dx w biopsy (fat, fibrosis, inflammation, necrosis), can be alcoholic (AST > ALT) or non-alcoholic (ALT > AST)
  • hx of hepatic steatosis, EtOH
  • AST & ALT elevated, WBC↑, dx w biopsy (fat, fibrosis, inflammation, necrosis), can be alcoholic (AST > ALT) or non-alcoholic (ALT > AST)