Overview of Hepatitis C and Skin

Connie M. Chung; Julia R. Nunley


Dermatology Nursing. 2006;18(5):425-430. 

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Hepatitis C is reaching epidemic proportions and is a significant cause of morbidity worldwide. Timely intervention can stabilize the disease and positively impact morbidity and mortality. This underscores the importance of detecting individuals infected with HCV. Since dermatologic manifestations may be the only and most apparent sign of chronic HCV, it is salient that health care professionals be aware of these dermatologic manifestations.

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