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hep·a·ti·tis

 (hĕp′ə-tī′tĭs)
n. pl. hep·a·tit·i·des (-tĭt′ĭ-dēz′)
1. Inflammation of the liver, caused by infectious or toxic agents and characterized by jaundice, fever, liver enlargement, and abdominal pain.
2. Any of various types of such inflammation, especially viral hepatitis.

hepatitis

(ˌhɛpəˈtaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the liver, characterized by fever, jaundice, and weakness. See hepatitis A, hepatitis B, hepatitis C

hep•a•ti•tis

(ˌhɛp əˈtaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the liver, caused by a virus or a toxin and characterized by jaundice, liver enlargement, and fever.
[1720–30; < Greek hēpatîtis. See hepato-, -itis]

hep·a·ti·tis

(hĕp′ə-tī′tĭs)
Inflammation of the liver, usually caused by infection with a virus. It is characterized by jaundice, fever, and weakness.

hepatitis

an inflamed condition of the liver.
See also: Disease and Illness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hepatitis - inflammation of the liver caused by a virus or a toxin
liver disease - a disease affecting the liver
infectious disease - a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact
viral hepatitis - hepatitis caused by a virus
delta hepatitis, hepatitis delta - a severe form of hepatitis
Translations
žloutenka
hepatitis
maksatulehdus
hepatitis
肝炎
간염
hepatit
โรคตับอักเสบ
bệnh viêm gan

hepatitis

[ˌhepəˈtaɪtɪs] Nhepatitis f

hepatitis

[ˌhɛpəˈtaɪtɪs] nhépatite f

hepatitis

nHepatitis f

hepatitis

[ˌhɛpəˈtaɪtɪs] nepatite f

hepatitis

إِلتِهَابُ الكَبِد žloutenka hepatitis Hepatitis ηπατίτιδα hepatitis maksatulehdus hépatite hepatitis epatite 肝炎 간염 hepatitis hepatitt zapalenie wątroby hepatite гепатит hepatit โรคตับอักเสบ karaciğer iltihabı bệnh viêm gan 肝炎

hep·a·ti·tis

n. hepatitis, infl. del hígado;
amebic ______ amébica;
active chronic ______ crónica activa;
cholestatic ______ colestática;
drug-induced ______ inducida por drogas;
epidemic ______ epidémica;
fulminating ______ fulminante;
fulminating chronic ______ fulminante crónica;
fulminant ______ aguda fulminante;
___ A___ A, viral, afecta primordialmente a los niños;
___ B___ B, causada por un virus y trasmitida en líquidos del organismo; saliva, lágrimas, semen;
infectious ______ infecciosa o viral;
non-A, non-B ______ no A, no B, asociada con transfusiones de sangre;
serum ______ sérica;
persistent chronic ______ persistente crónica.

hepatitis

n hepatitis f; — A (B, C, etc.) hepatitis A (B, C, etc.)
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Usually people recover completely but in certain cases a person may die from fulminant hepatitis.
Fulminant hepatitis can occur in patients with underlying liver disease, and HEV3 infections can become chronic in immunocompromised patients, such as recipients of solid-organ transplants, persons with hematologic diseases, and patients infected with HIV (2).
However, in developing countries, there is a higher incidence of maternal mortality with fulminant hepatitis.
Molecular analysis of hepatitis B virus genomes isolated from black African patients with fulminant hepatitis B.
11 Presence of anti-HCV Ab and HBsAg indicates that patient may harbor acute hepatitis leading to serious complication of fulminant hepatitis and chronic hepatitis with symptomatic or asymptomatic carrier state which may progress to serious consequences like cirrhosis and hepato-cellular-carcinoma (HCC).
Fulminant hepatitis has 26 times more chances of death with significant association of P-value (0.
Rebuilding the balance of STAT-1 and STAT3 signalings by fusaruside, a cerebroside compound, for the treatment of T-cell-mediated fulminant hepatitis in mice.
It was unable to judge the causality relationship between the HBV reactivation and bortezomib, and the patient died from fulminant hepatitis.
12) Co-infection usually results in an acute self-limited illness with increasing risk of fulminant hepatitis, whereas super-infection generally causes severe and rapidly progressive liver disease that often leads to end-stage liver disease including cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma.
Stopping HBV-active ART can lead to a rapid rise in HBV replication, leading to symptoms that can range from subclinical to fulminant hepatitis, and may mimic acute HBV infection.
However studies carried out in India Iran Africa and Middle East has found the higher incidence of fulminant hepatitis in pregnancy.