What are the risk factors for autoimmune hepatitis?

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While the cause of autoimmune hepatitis is not yet fully understood, experts believe that certain bacteria, viruses, drugs, and toxins may trigger an autoimmune response in individuals who have a genetic susceptibility to autoimmune disorders.

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