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Liver & GIT

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Councilman Bodies are seen in: (AIIMS Nov 07)



A Wilson disease
B Alcoholic hepatitis

C Acute viral hepatitis
D Auto immune hepatitis

Ans. C Acute viral hepatitis

Pathology (Ref. Hari-18th ed, Pg 2545) The typical morphologic lesion of all types of viral hepatitis are similar and consist of panlobular infiltration with mononuclear cells Q, hepatic cell necrosis Q, hyperplasia of Kupffer Q cells and variable degrees of cholestasisQ.

1. Hepatic cell regeneration is present evident by mitotic figures, multi nucleated cells and rosetteQ and pseudo acinar formation Q.

2. Mononuclear infiltration Q consists of lymphocytes, plasma cells and eosinophils.

3. Liver cell damage consists of (1) Necrosis of cell (2) Ballooning of cells (3) Acidophilic degeneration (Apoptosis) Q of hepatocytes (councilman bodies Q).

4. Bridging necrosis Q indicates more severe lesion.

5. In hepatitis C, there is relative paucity of inflammation.

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