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Unformatted text preview: • secondary: • potential causes: • nutritional: rapid wt loss, kwashiokor/staration, TPN, intestinal bypass surgery • drugs • certain diseases: HIV infection, inflammatory bowel dz • tx: eliminate cause Hepatitis ➢ inflammation of the liver due to : • viruses • bacteria • obstruction • toxins • fat deposition (alcoholic or non alcoholic fatty liver) • drugs ➢ Acute Viral Hepatitis: • Types of viral hepatitis • Hep A: fecal-oral route via contaminated food or drinking water (vaccine) • Hep B: serum hepatitis (vaccine) • Hep C: blood to blood contact (NO vaccine) • asymptomatic • human disease • Hep D: needs Hep. B virus to spread • Hep E: fecal- oral route • clinical manifestations • jaundice • dark urine • anorexia • fatigue • headache...
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2009 for the course HUN 4446 taught by Professor Mathews during the Spring '09 term at University of Florida.
- Spring '09