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

Guido, Maria; Bortolotti, Flavia
July 2008
Gut;Jul2008, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p873
Academic Journal
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.


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