Which diagnostic findings are less common for acute hepatitis B (HBV) (Hep B) disease?

Updated: Aug 01, 2018
  • Author: Nikolaos T Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA, FACP, AGAF; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Anemia due to a shortened red blood cell survival period is an infrequent finding, although hemolysis may be noted. Thrombocytopenia is a rare finding. Patients with severe hepatitis experience a prolongation of the international normalized ratio (INR).


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