Hepatitis A through E (Viral Hepatitis) (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases) Hepatitis Information for the Public (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Hepatitis has a broad spectrum of presentations that range from a complete lack of symptoms to severe liver failure. The acute form of hepatitis, generally caused by viral infection, is characterized by constitutional symptoms that are typically self-limiting.
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Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. When the liver is inflamed or damaged, its function can be affected. Heavy alcohol use, toxins, some medications, and certain medical conditions can all cause hepatitis. However, hepatitis is often caused by a virus. In the United States, the most common ...
Hepatitis C is an infection caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV) that attacks the liver and leads to inflammation. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates about 71 million people globally have chronic hepatitis C, with approximately 399,000 dying from this infection as primarily due to cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma.
Hepatitis B is a potentially life-threatening liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). It is a major global health problem. It can cause chronic infection and puts people at high risk of death from cirrhosis and liver cancer.
Als Hepatitis (Plural: Hepatitiden; von griech. hepar, ἧπαρ, Leber) wird eine Entzündung der Leber bezeichnet, für die zahlreiche Ursachen verantwortlich sein können.
A vaccine is a biological preparation that provides active acquired immunity to a particular disease.A vaccine typically contains an agent that resembles a disease-causing microorganism and is often made from weakened or killed forms of the microbe, its toxins, or one of its surface proteins.
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