Acute hepatitis in the elderly

@article{Okuda2007AcuteHI,
  title={Acute hepatitis in the elderly},
  author={Kunio Okuda and Kyuichi Tanikawa and Michio Tanaka and Eiichi Watanabe and Tomoko Emura and Makiko Yasumoto and Yoshiki Arimatsu and Tadaomi Kunisaki and M. Fujn and Atsushi Yoshimura and Hirohiko Abe and Haruko Sato and Takashi Nikaido and Kazunori Morokuma and Toshimi Kominato and Eitaro Taniguchi and Mitsuhiko Moriyama and Y. Kasaki and Shinobu Kuratomi and Hiroshi Matsuo and Takaomi Oku and T. Kitasaki and K. Kawaguchi and U. Miyakoda},
  journal={Gastroenterologia Japonica},
  year={2007},
  volume={4},
  pages={246-246}
}
94 cases of acute hepat i t is were observed in our clinic dur ing past 3 years. They included 48 cases of infect ious hepat i t is and 46 cases of serum hepati t is . F luminan t hepat i t is were 7 cases (7.5%), cholangioli t ic type were 11 ones (11.7%), included 6 who were older than 60 years. 3 cases (3.2%) of them were fatal, 6 (6.4%) progressed to l iver cirrhosis . 6 (12.5%) of infect ious hepat i t is progressed to prolonged or chronic hepati t is , while 14 (21.2%) of serum hepat i t… CONTINUE READING