Hepatitis C: A clinical review

A. A. Modi, T. J. Liang

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Abstract

Hepatitis C is a major cause of chronic liver disease. It has been recognized as a global health problem because of the progression to cirrhosis and hepatocellular cancer. Chronic hepatitis C is usually asymptomatic but can cause considerable liver damage before its recognition. This review discusses the natural history, clinical features, diagnosis, therapy, treatment responses and the side effects associated with the treatment of hepatitis C.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)10-14
Number of pages5
JournalOral Diseases
Volume14
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2008
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Genotype
  • Natural history
  • Peginterferon
  • Ribavirin
  • Therapy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)

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