TITLE

Chronic viral hepatitis in children: any role for the pathologist?

AUTHOR(S)
Guido, Maria; Bortolotti, Flavia
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Gut;Jul2008, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p873
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the role of pathologist in handling children with chronic viral hepatitis. It is outlined that chronic hepatitis has been established by human hepatitis viruses, hepatitis B (HBV) and hepatitis C (HCV). In the complex and dynamic scenario of chronic HBV and HCV infection, liver histology has been an important tool for the management of both paediatric and adult patients.
ACCESSION #
32894045

 

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