Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of hepatitis C?

Updated: May 10, 2019
  • Author: Nicholas John Bennett, MBBCh, PhD, MA(Cantab), FAAP; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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Other causes of hepatitis must be excluded (eg, hepatitis A and hepatitis B viruses); these can be present alone or in combination with hepatitis C virus.

Other problems to be considered in patients with possible hepatitis C virus infection include alcoholic liver disease, drug toxicities, and opportunistic infections associated with HIV infection.


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