Hepatitis, viral

Liver inflammation caused by viruses. Specific hepatitis viruses have been labeled A, B, C, D, E, F, and G. While other viruses, such as the mononucleosis (Epstein-Barr) virus and cytomegalovirus, can also cause hepatitis, the liver is not their primary target.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Hepatitis C — Classification and external resources Electron micrograph of hepatitis C virus purified from cell culture. The scale = 50 nanometers ICD 10 B …   Wikipedia

  • Hepatitis D — Virus classification Group: Group V (( )ssRNA) Order: Unassigned Family: Unassigned …   Wikipedia

  • Hepatitis — Classification and external resources Alcoholic hepatitis evident by fatty change, cell necrosis, Mallory bodies ICD 10 K …   Wikipedia

  • hepatitis B — f. hepat. Hepatitis vírica que se transmite fundamentalmente a través de la sangre mediante transfusiones o con jeringas u objetos contaminados con ella. El período de incubación oscila entre 50 y 160 días. También se denomina hepatitis sérica.… …   Diccionario médico

  • Hepatitis A vaccine — Hepatitis A Vaccine, (brand names include Havrix or Avaxim), is a vaccine against the Hepatitis A virus. The vaccine protects against the virus in more than 95% of cases and provides protection from the virus for at least ten years. The vaccine… …   Wikipedia

  • hepatitis NANB — Hepatitis viral producida por un virus antigénicamente distinto de las cepas serológicas que producen las hepatitis A y B. La hepatitis NANB suele ser más leve que las de tipos A y B, aunque, por lo demás, no se pueda diferenciar clínicamente de… …   Diccionario médico

  • Hepatitis A — | MeshID = D006506 Hepatitis A, (formerly known as infectious hepatitis ), is an acute infectious disease of the liver caused by Hepatitis A virus,cite book | author = Ryan KJ, Ray CG (editors) | title = Sherris Medical Microbiology | edition =… …   Wikipedia

  • Hepatitis — (Derivado de hepático.) ► sustantivo femenino MEDICINA Enfermedad inflamatoria del hígado: ■ el enfermo de hepatitis debe guardar reposo. IRREG. plural hepatitis * * * hepatitis (del gr. «hêpar, hḗpatos», hígado, e « itis») f. Med. Inflamación… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • viral hepatitis — noun hepatitis caused by a virus • Hypernyms: ↑hepatitis • Hyponyms: ↑hepatitis A, ↑infectious hepatitis, ↑hepatitis B, ↑serum hepatitis, ↑hepatitis C * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hepatitis B — Classification and external resources Electron micrograph of hepatitis B virus ICD 10 B …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.