Long-term outcome of chronic hepatitis B in adolescents or young adults in follow-up from childhood.

@article{Fujisawa2000LongtermOO,
  title={Long-term outcome of chronic hepatitis B in adolescents or young adults in follow-up from childhood.},
  author={Takao Fujisawa and Haruki Komatsu and Ayano Inui and Tsuyoshi Sogo and Yasushi Miyagawa and Satoshi Fujitsuka and Isao Sekine and Takashi Kosugi and Masashi Inui},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  year={2000},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={201-6}
}
BACKGROUND It has not yet been defined whether children with chronic hepatitis B are likely to develop severe liver disease in the future. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the evolution of chronic hepatitis B acquired in childhood. METHOD Fifty-two children in the age range of 0 to 15 years who were positive for hepatitis B surface antigen and hepatitis B e antigen in serum for at least 6 months were enrolled in this study. In the majority of the 52 children, hepatitis B virus… CONTINUE READING
11 Extracted Citations
0 Extracted References
Similar Papers

Citing Papers

Publications influenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 11 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…