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CASE REPORT

Epstein-Barr Virus and Cytomegalovirus induced Acute Hepatitis in Young Female Patient

İhsan Ates, Mustafa Kaplan, Nisbet Yilmaz, Filiz Çiftçi

Citation Information : Ates İ, Kaplan M, Yilmaz N, Çiftçi F. Epstein-Barr Virus and Cytomegalovirus induced Acute Hepatitis in Young Female Patient. Euroasian J Hepatogastroenterol 2015; 5 (1):60-61.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10018-1134

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-01-2015


Abstract

Acute hepatitis is a disorder that goes with liver cell necrosis and liver inflammation. Among the causes of acute hepatitis, the most common reasons are viral hepatitis. About 95% of the acute hepatitis generate because of hepatotropic viruses. Epstein-barr virus (EBV) and cytomegalovirus (CMV) are from the family of herpes viruses and rare causes of acute hepatitis. In this case report, acute hepatitis due to EBV and CMV coinfection will be described.


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