Introduction: Viral Hepatitis
Viral Hepatitis: Any type of virus infecting the liver.
Viral Hepatitis: Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver. Several different viruses cause viral hepatitis. They are named the hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E viruses.
All of these viruses cause acute, or short-term, viral hepatitis. The hepatitis B, C, and D viruses can also cause chronic hepatitis, in which the infection is prolonged, sometimes lifelong. 1
Conditions list: The list of conditions in the Viral Hepatitis group includes:
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Hepatitis C
- Hepatitis D
- Hepatitis E
- Hepatitis X
- Chronic Hepatitis B
- Chronic Hepatitis C
- Hepatitis G
Researching symptoms of Viral Hepatitis: Further information about the symptoms of Viral Hepatitis is available including a list of symptoms of Viral Hepatitis, other diseases that might have similar symptoms in differential diagnosis of Viral Hepatitis, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.
Misdiagnosis and Viral Hepatitis: Research more detailed information about misdiagnosis of Viral Hepatitis, underlying causes of Viral Hepatitis (possibly misdiagnosed), or research misdiagnosis of other diseases
Statistics and Viral Hepatitis:
Various sources and calculations are available in statistics about Viral Hepatitis,
prevalence and incidence statistics for Viral Hepatitis,
and you can also research other medical statistics in our statistics center.
1. excerpt from Viral Hepatitis A to E and Beyond: NIDDK
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