Hepatitis C

La hepatitis C es una inflamación del hígado causada por un virus, la cual puede producir ictericia, fiebre y cirrosis. Las personas con mayor riesgo de contraer y propagar la hepatitis C son aquellas que comparten agujas para inyectarse drogas y los trabajadores del campo de la salud y personal de las salas de urgencias quienes pueden estar expuestos a sangre contaminada.Hepatitis C

Revision

Last reviewed 10/16/2011 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; and George F. Longstreth, MD, Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, San Diego, California. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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