Pleural effusion: a rare complication of hepatitis A.


Hepatitis A (HAV) infection, which is the most common form of hepatitis in the paediatric age group and which sometimes has a fulminant course, is endemic in Turkey, constituting one of the country's important health problems. Pleural effusion also represents a rare benign complication of acute HAV infections. We describe here a case of Hepatitis A who developed pleural effusion.

Cite this paper

@article{Bukulmez2008PleuralEA, title={Pleural effusion: a rare complication of hepatitis A.}, author={Aysegul Bukulmez and Resit Koken and H{\"{u}seyin Melek and Omer Doğru and Fahri Ovali}, journal={Indian journal of medical microbiology}, year={2008}, volume={26 1}, pages={87-8} }