Introduction: Hepatitis


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Hepatitis: Any type of liver inflammation or infection.

Hepatitis: Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver caused by certain viruses and other factors, such as alcohol abuse, some medications, and trauma. Its various forms affect millions of Americans. Although many cases of hepatitis are not a serious threat to health, the disease can become chronic (long-lasting) and can sometimes lead to liver failure and death.1

Researching symptoms of Hepatitis: Further information about the symptoms of Hepatitis is available including a list of symptoms of Hepatitis, other diseases that might have similar symptoms in differential diagnosis of Hepatitis, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.

Misdiagnosis and Hepatitis: Research more detailed information about misdiagnosis of Hepatitis, underlying causes of Hepatitis (possibly misdiagnosed), or research misdiagnosis of other diseases

Treatments for Hepatitis: Various information is available about treatments available for Hepatitis, prevention of Hepatitis, or research treatments for other diseases.

Causes of Hepatitis: Research more detailed information about the causes of Hepatitis, other possibly hidden causes of Hepatitis, or other general information about Hepatitis.

Statistics and Hepatitis: Various sources and calculations are available in statistics about Hepatitis, and you can also research other medical statistics in our statistics center.

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1. excerpt from Hepatitis: NWHIC

Last revision: May 29, 2003

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