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Alcohol. 2002 May;27(1):43-6.

Alcoholic hepatitis: inflammatory cell-mediated hepatocellular injury.

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  • Department of Pathology, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509, USA. sfrench@rei.edu

Abstract

The role that inflammatory cell injury plays in the pathogenesis of alcoholic liver disease is reviewed with emphasis on granulocytes and immunocytes. New insights regarding the mechanism of lymphocytic migration from the portal vein and lymphocytic-mediated hepatocellular injury are also reviewed.

PMID:
12062636
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