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What are the symptoms of autoimmune hepatitis?

Symptoms of autoimmune hepatitis include fatigue, jaundice, itching, an enlarged liver, skin rashes, joint pain, abdominal discomfort, nausea, vomiting, lack of appetite, dark urine, pale-colored stools, and spider veins on the skin. Patients with advanced disease are more likely to have ascites (fluid in the abdomen) or encephalopathy (mental confusion), which result from chronic liver dysfunction. Women with the condition may stop having menstrual periods.

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