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OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to carry out an epidemiological study to assess the prevalence of oral mucosal conditions in Brazilian patients with chronic hepatitis C. METHODS A cross-sectional survey(More)
OBJECTIVE Salivary gland disorders in patients with chronic hepatitis C (CHC) have been considered oral extrahepatic manifestations, reinforcing the hepatitis C virus (HCV) as a sialotropic virus.(More)
OBJECTIVES To characterize the immunophenotype and the distribution of the inflammatory infiltrate (INF) in salivary glands (SG) of patients with chronic hepatitis C, comparing with laboratorial data(More)
BACKGROUND Oral hairy leukoplakia (OHL) may be an indicator of the progression of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)-induced immuno-depression, and the evaluation of risk factors leading to OHL is(More)
It is estimated that 170-200 million people in the world are chronically infected with the hepatitis C virus. This fact indicates that the prevention and treatment of hepatitis C virus infection are(More)
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