Hepatitis C and steatosis: a reappraisal.

  title={Hepatitis C and steatosis: a reappraisal.},
  author={Amedeo Lonardo and Paola Dr Loria and Luigi Elio Adinolfi and Nicola Carulli and Giuseppe Ruggiero},
  journal={Journal of viral hepatitis},
  volume={13 2},
The overall prevalence of steatosis in patients with Hepatitis C virus (HCV) chronic infection is 55.5% (range 34.8-81.2%). This is a two to threefold increase compared with the prevalence of steatosis in chronic hepatitides because of other aetiologies and of the figures expected on the grounds of a steatosis-HCV chance association. HCV genotype 3 (HCV-3) has specific epidemiological features; furthermore, as compared with HCV-non-3 genotypes, it is associated with a higher prevalence (74.1%vs… CONTINUE READING


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