Chronic Hepatitis Overview

Chronic hepatitis is a hepatitis which is more than six months. Common causes include infection with the hepatitis B and C virus, autoimmune liver disease (autoimmune hepatitis), steatohepatitis (nonalcoholic steatohepatitis or alcoholic hepatitis) and some drugs. Many patients have no history of acute hepatitis, and the first indication is the diagnosis of asymptomatic transaminase. Some patients will be the first time noticeable when cirrhosis or complications already exist (eg. As…

September 3, 2018