Hepatitis B virus reactivation in a Juvenile Rheumatoid arthritis patient under treatment and its successful management: a complicated case

@article{Durmus2011HepatitisBV,
  title={Hepatitis B virus reactivation in a Juvenile Rheumatoid arthritis patient under treatment and its successful management: a complicated case},
  author={Oguz Durmus and Levent Tekin and Alparslan Bayram Çarli and Engin Çakar and Ali Acar and Asim Ulçay and U. Deniz Dincer and Mehmet Zeki Kiralp},
  journal={Rheumatology International},
  year={2011},
  volume={33},
  pages={1345-1349}
}
Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis is a common chronic inflammatory disease in the childhood and it can differentiate rarely into spondiloarthropaties. It is one of the important causes of chronic pain and disability. Some of the drugs used for the treatment have immunosupressive activity. One of the serious side-effects of immunosupressive treatment is activation of opportunistic pathogens. Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is one of these pathogens, and the rate of carriers in the population is considerably… CONTINUE READING

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