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.
1. excerpt from Hepatitis: NWHIC
Last revision: May 29, 2003
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