Hepatitis C Virus as a Multifaceted Disease: A Simple and Updated Approach for Extrahepatic Manifestations of Hepatitis C Virus Infection

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Mahmoud Aboelneen Khattab 1 , * , Mohammed Eslam 2 , Seyed Moayed Alavian 3

1 Department of Internal Medicine, Minia University, [email protected], Egypt

2 Department of Internal Medicine, Minia University, Egypt

3 Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR.Iran

How to Cite: Khattab M, Eslam M, Alavian S. Hepatitis C Virus as a Multifaceted Disease: A Simple and Updated Approach for Extrahepatic Manifestations of Hepatitis C Virus Infection, Hepat Mon. Online ahead of Print ; 10(4):258-269.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Hepatitis Monthly: 10 (4); 258-269
Article Type: Review Article
Received: July 12, 2010
Accepted: August 30, 2010

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Abstract

Hepatitis C virus infection is an emerging disease and  a public health problem in the world. There are accumulating data regarding extra hepatic manifestation of HCV, such as rheumatologic manifestations, endocrine, hematologic, dermatologic, renal, neurologic, and systemic manifestations. The therapy of them needs more attention to some exacerbations of extra hepatic manifestation and in some situation it needs different approaches. In this review we tried to provide latest evidence for extra hepatic manifestation and management of them.

Keywords

Hepatitis C virus public health Disease

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