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Long-term outcome of chronic type B hepatitis in childhood

  • M. Mengoli
  • M. E. Balli
  • S. Tolomelli
  • A. Ghirarduzzi
  • F. Balli
Part of the Archives of Virology book series (ARCHIVES SUPPL, volume 4)

Summary

The course of hepatitis B was followed in 35 children. Various prognostic factors are evaluated. The long-term outcome of the disease is poor, often progressing to cirrhosis.

Keywords

Chronic Hepatitis Liver Cirrhosis Aminotransferase Level Chronic Active Hepatitis Household Contact 
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Reference

  1. 1.
    Bortolotti F, Calzia R, Cadrobbi P, et al (1986) Liver cirrhosis associated with chronic hepatitis B virus infection in childhood. J Ped 108: 224CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Mengoli
    • 1
    • 2
  • M. E. Balli
    • 2
  • S. Tolomelli
    • 1
  • A. Ghirarduzzi
    • 1
  • F. Balli
    • 2
  1. 1.Unità di EpatologiaDivisione di Medicina Interna Ospedale S. SebastianoCorreggio (RE)Italy
  2. 2.Clinica PediatricaUniversità di Modena, Ospedale S. SebastianoCorreggio (RE)Italy

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