What are the possible complications of hepatitis B (HBV) (Hep B)?

Updated: Jun 08, 2021
  • Author: Nikolaos T Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA, FACP, AGAF; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Complications from hepatitis B include progression to hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and, rarely, cirrhosis. Glomerulonephritis and polyarteritis nodosa are seen, as well as various dermatologic, cardiopulmonary, joint, neurologic, hematologic, and gastrointestinal (GI) manifestations. (See Pathophysiology.)

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