What is the prognosis of renal disease in hepatitis B (HBV) (Hep B) related to?

Updated: Aug 01, 2018
  • Author: Nikolaos T Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA, FACP, AGAF; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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The prognosis of renal disease in hepatitis B is related to several factors, such as age and the response to therapy. Children with membranous glomerulonephritis (MGN) have a more favorable response than adults. White persons have a better response than Asian and black patients.


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