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Liver Biopsy: Fibrosis (Stage)

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Fibrosis (Stage)

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StageDescriptionCriteria
Source: Batts and Ludwig (Am J Surg Pathol 1995) (Table)
0No fibrosisNormal connective tissue
1Portal fibrosisFibrous portal expansion
2Periportal fibrosisPeriportal or rare portal-portal septa
3Septal fibrosisFibrous septa with architectural distortion; no obvious cirrhosis
4CirrhosisCirrhosis