Thyroid dysfunction in hepatitis C individuals treated with interferon-alpha and ribavirin: a review

Hepatitis C (HCV) is now the main cause of chronic hepatic disease, cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. Several extrahepatic diseases have been associated with chronic HCV infection, and in most cases appear to be directly related to the viral infection. Thyroid disorders are common in patients...

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Publication Date:2008
Main Author: Andrade,Luis Jesuíno de Oliveira
Other Authors: Atta,Ajax Mercês, D'Almeida Junior,Argemiro, Paraná,Raymundo
Document type: Article
Language:eng
Published: Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases
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Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1413-86702008000200009
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