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Liver Biopsy: Inflammation (Grade)

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GradeDescriptionPiecemeal NecrosisLobular Inflammation and Necrosis
0No activityNoneNone
1MinimalMinimal, patchyMinimal; occasional spotty necrosis
2MildMild; involving some or all portal tractsMild; little hepatocellular damage
3ModerateModerate; involving all portal tractsModerate; with noticeable hepatocellular damage
4SevereSevere; may have bridging fibrosisSevere, with prominent diffuse hepatocellular damage