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Revista Colombiana de Gastroenterologia

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BARRERA L, Ana Madeleine et al. Acute liver failure due to hepatitis B: a case report. Rev Col Gastroenterol [online]. 2015, vol.30, n.3, pp.335-341. ISSN 0120-9957.

We report the case of a 37 year old woman who came to the hospital because of jaundice and a fever. Her symptoms were associated with significant liver impairment and a necroinflammatory pattern due to viral hepatitis B although she had no relevant medical history. Her symptoms developed rapidly until death. We present the factors that may have influenced her progression to fulminant liver failure as described in the literature

Keywords : Acute liver failure; causes of hepatitis B; hepatitis B virus; hepatitis B viral mutations; hepatitis B therapy.

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