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Modified Criteria for Histologic Scoring of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

Purpose:

To evaluate a liver biopsy from a patient with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) using a modification of the criteria proposed by Lee.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
Nutrition

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage, disease progression

ICD-10:

K75.8

Description:

Dixon et al used a modification of the criteria proposed by Lee for the histologic scoring of liver biopsies from patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). This can be used during the initial evaluation of the patient; it can also be used later to monitor disease progression and the impact of therapeutic interventions.

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