What are extrahepatic manifestations of hepatitis C (hep C) infection?

Updated: Oct 07, 2019
  • Author: Vinod K Dhawan, MD, FACP, FRCPC, FIDSA; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Other common extrahepatic manifestations include the following:

  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis
  • Lichen planus [49] (see the images below)
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  • Keratoconjunctivitis sicca
  • Raynaud syndrome
  • Sjögren syndrome
  • Porphyria cutanea tarda
  • Necrotizing cutaneous vasculitis

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