A cholestatic type of hepatitis A in a child

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Sjamsul Arief
Retno Hernik
Agung Nugrohowidhi
Boerhan Hidayat

Abstract

This paper reports a case of cholestatic type hepatitis A, a rare clinical manifestation of hepatitis A in children. The diagnosis was based on the presence of IgM Anti HAV, symptoms longer than 8 weeks, bilirubin concentration exceeding 10g/dl, and absence of substantial hepatocellular and biliary damage. Corticosteroid therapy resulted in complete recovery.

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Arief S, Hernik R, Nugrohowidhi A, Hidayat B. A cholestatic type of hepatitis A in a child. PI [Internet]. 31Dec.2001 [cited 14Nov.2019];41(11-12):308-. Available from: https://paediatricaindonesiana.org/index.php/paediatrica-indonesiana/article/view/1049
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Case Report
Received 2016-11-17
Accepted 2016-11-17
Published 2001-12-31

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