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Revista Uruguaya de Medicina Interna

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Abstract

PERENDONES, Mercedes; GRANA, Diego; GONZALEZ, Scheilla  and  BOTTA, Cecilia. Hepatitis E virus: hepatic and encephalic presentation. Rev. Urug. Med. Int. [online]. 2017, vol.2, n.2, pp.58-62. ISSN 2393-6797.

The Hepatitis E virus infection is usually an acute self-limited disease, but in some clinical situations (pregnancy and chronic liver desease) may presented as failure. The extra hepatic manifestation are not common in particular de neurological ones. We describe a case with acute encephalitis as a presentation of a hepatitis E virus infection.

Keywords : Hepatitis E virus; Acute encephalitis..

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