Race/ethnicity is an independent risk factor for autoimmune hepatitis among the San Francisco underserved.
- Briton Lee,
- Edward W Holt,
- Robert J Wong,
- Justin L Sewell,
- Ma Somsouk,
- Mandana Khalili,
- Jacquelyn J Maher,
- Michele M Tana
Autoimmunity 2018 Jun 11:1-7. Epub 2018 Jun 11.
d Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology , University of California San Francisco , San Francisco , CA , USA.
Although autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is more common in women and affects people of all races/ethnicities, there is currently limited information regarding the relationship between race/ethnicity and AIH, especially in the context of underserved populations. We aim to evaluate the relationship between race/ethnicity and AIH and better characterize its clinical features among different racial groups. We conducted a 15-year retrospective analysis, from January 2002 to June 2017, of patients seen at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG). Read More