Medical Definition of Giant cell hepatitis

1. Hepatitis in the neonatal period presumed to be due to a variety of causes, chiefly viral; characterised by direct and indirect bilirubinaemia, hepatocellular degeneration, and appearance of multinucleated giant cells; may be difficult to distinguish from biliary atresia, but is more likely to end with recovery, although cirrhosis may develop. Synonym: giant cell hepatitis. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Giant Cell Hepatitis

giant armadillos
giant axon
giant axonal neuropathy
giant bamboo
giant cane
giant cell
giant cell aortitis
giant cell arteritis
giant cell astrocytoma
giant cell carcinoma
giant cell carcinoma of thyroid gland
giant cell epulis
giant cell fibroma
giant cell granuloma
giant cell hepatitis (current term)
giant cell hyaline angiopathy
giant cell monstrocellular sarcoma of Zulch
giant cell myeloma
giant cell pneumonia
giant cell sarcoma
giant cell thyroiditis
giant cell tumour
giant cell tumour of bone
giant cell tumour of tendon sheath
giant cell tumours
giant chinkapin
giant clam
giant cockroach

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