Idiopathic Neonatal Hepatitis

Idiopathic Neonatal Hepatitis

Grace E. Kim, MD

The characteristic features of INH include lobular giant cell transformation and extramedullary hematopoiesis. Ductular reaction is absent, and hepatocyte necrosis may not be apparent.

INH is primarily a lobular process with hepatocytes showing giant cell change and necrosis image along with cholestasis image.




  • Many different insults linked to this pattern of injury; if known etiologies are excluded, then idiopathic

Jul 8, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Idiopathic Neonatal Hepatitis

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