Hepatitis - Viral | Hepatitis A (acute)

Etiology

  • Can be epidemic
  • Incubation 2-4w
  • Spread fecal/oral/ingestion contaminated food

Symptoms

  • N
  • V
  • RUQ abd pain
  • Puritis
  • Dark urine
  • F
  • Jaundice
  • Icterus
  • Light colored stool
  • Sx generally resolve w/in 2-4w

Physical Exam Findings

  • Jaundice
  • Icterus
  • RUQ pain
  • Hepatomegaly

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