How are pruritus and chronic hepatitis C (CHC) related?

Updated: Apr 19, 2019
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Chronic hepatitis C may be associated with pruritus to the extent that some authorities believe that patients with unexplained pruritus should be investigated for HCV infection. [42]


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