Fulminant viral hepatitis
Fulminant viral hepatitis is a rapid and severe impairment of liver functions (acute liver failure) with hepatic encephalopathy developing less than 8 weeks after the onset of jaundice secondary to viral hepatitis mainly due to HBV but also to HAV.
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Fulminant viral hepatitis?
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