Hepatitis C

Risk Factors

  • Vertical
  • Sexual
  • 10-20% resolve
  • Spread via needles
  • Unscreened blood transfusion
  • Shared cocaine inhaling tools
  • Needle sticks in health care workers
  • Long term risk cirrhosis and HCC

Physical Exam Findings

  • Asx until cirrhosis or HCC; then icterus, jaudice and other findings of chronic liver dz

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