Hepatitis B

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Hepatitis B
Hepatitis-B virions.jpg
Electron micrograph o hepatitis B virus
Clessification an freemit resoorces
Specialty Infectious disease, gastroenterology
ICD-10 B16,
B18.0B18.1
ICD-9-CM 070.2070.3
OMIM 610424
DiseasesDB 5765
MedlinePlus 000279
eMedicine med/992 ped/978
Patient UK Hepatitis B
MeSH D006509

Hepatitis B is an infectious disease caused bi the hepatitis B virus (HBV) which affects the liver. It can cause baith acute an chronic infections. Mony fowk hae no seemptoms during the initial infection. Some develop a rapid onset o sickness wi vomitin, yellaeish skin, tiredness, dark urine an abdominal pain.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Hepatitis B Fact sheet N°204". who.int. Julie 2014. Retrieved 4 November 2014.