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Hepatitis, Alcoholic

^ http://www.ebi.ac.uk/efo/EFO_1001345


INFLAMMATION of the LIVER due to ALCOHOL ABUSE. It is characterized by NECROSIS of HEPATOCYTES, infiltration by NEUTROPHILS, and deposit of MALLORY BODIES. Depending on its severity, the inflammatory lesion may be reversible or progress to LIVER CIRRHOSIS. [ http://www.ebi.ac.uk/ontology/webulous#OPPL_pattern ]

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