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Viral Hepatitis Overview: Osmosis Study Video

Rishi Desai, MD, MPH

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April 20, 2018

What is the hepatitis virus? Well, the hepatitis virus invades liver cells and causes inflammation in the liver tissue. Five hepatitis viruses are recognized: hepatitis A, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, hepatitis D, and hepatitis E. They all have slightly different presentations, symptoms, and severity. This video covers the pathophysiology, major clinical signs and symptoms, and treatments for viral hepatitis.

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