Outcome of chronic hepatitis B in Caucasian children during a 20-year observation period.

@article{Bortolotti1998OutcomeOC,
  title={Outcome of chronic hepatitis B in Caucasian children during a 20-year observation period.},
  author={Flavia Bortolotti and P. Galindo Jara and Carlo Enrico Crivellaro and Loreto Hierro and Paolo Cadrobbi and Esteban Frauca and Carmen Camarena and Angela de la Vega and Clemente D{\'i}az and L de Moliner and Franco Noventa},
  journal={Journal of hepatology},
  year={1998},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={184-90}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Chronic hepatitis B virus infection can lead to cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma, particularly in men over 40 years of age and in areas where childhood-onset infection is common. The sequence of events from paediatric infection to severe disease in adults is only partially known. The aim of this study was to evaluate the evolution of… CONTINUE READING