Onset is often abrupt. Common initial symptoms include nausea, emesis and diarrhea, and headache.
Symptom severity increases with age.
Pediatric cases (<6 years) frequently asymptoma...
Maintain appropriate nutrition/hydration.
Universal precautions to prevent spread
Monitor coagulation defects, fluid, electrolytes, acid–base imbalance, hypoglyce...
Langan RC, Goodbred AJ. Hepatitis A.
Am Fam Physician. 2021 Oct 1;104(4):368-374.
Seto MT, Cheung KW, Hung IFN. Management of viral hepatiti...
Hepatitis B; Hepatitis C
Algorithms: Cirrhosis; Hyperbilirubinemia and Jaundice
25102003 acute type A viral hepatitis (disorder)
310875001 Hepatitis A - current infection (finding)
HAV vaccine is indicated for all children, travelers (particularly to endemic areas), those at elevated risk of disease, and patients with liver impairment.
Check HAV IgG in all HIV-pos...
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Chronic hepatitis with cirrhosis. A photomicrograph of the liver from a patient with long-standing chronic active hepatitis B shows hepatocellular nodules and chronically inflamed fibrous septa.
Chronic hepatitis with cirrhosis. A photomicrograph of the liver from a patient with long-standing chronic active hepatitis B shows hepato...