Hepatitis E

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This page is about clinical aspects of the disease.  For microbiologic aspects of the causative organism(s), see Hepatitis E Virus.

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: João André Alves Silva, M.D. [2]

Synonyms and Keywords: Hep E; HEV; HEV infection; Viral hepatitis type E

Overview

Historical Perspective

Pathophysiology

Causes

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Screening

Differentiating Hepatitis E from other Diseases

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Prevention | Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies


  • Hepatitis E treatment[1]
  • Preferred regimen: supportive therapy. There is no specific treatment available.
  • Note (1): Hepatitis E is usually self-limiting, hospitalization is generally not required.
  • Note (2): Hospitalization is required for people with fulminant hepatitis and should also be considered for symptomatic pregnant women.

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