Gastroenterology Book


HAIR Score

Aka: HAIR Score
  1. Indications
    1. Severely obese patient (BMI >35 kg/m2) assessment for risk of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)
  2. Criteria: One point for each symptom
    1. Hypertension
    2. Serum ALT increased
    3. Insulin Resistance
  3. Interpretation
    1. Score 2 or 3 predicts progressive liver injury in patient with BMI >35 kg/m2
  4. References
    1. Dixon (2001) Gastroenterology 121(1):91-100 [PubMed]

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