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MKSAP Quiz: Rash, pain, fever and fatigue

Approximately 85% to 95% of cases of type II cryoglobulinemia are associated with hepatitis C virus infection, which this patient most likely has based on her constitutional symptoms, history of injection ... Cryoglobulinemic vasculitis secondary to
June 2011

10 newly defined molecular types of breast cancer, and a dream

It might be like treating hepatitis C, or tuberculosis or AIDS.
September 2019

Project ECHO expands the reach of primary care

In 2003, hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection was a growing problem in New Mexico. ... In 2003-2004, there was not a single primary care physician treating hepatitis C in all of New Mexico.”.
September 2011

Test yourself case study: hepatic mass

A 53-year-old man with hepatitis C and cirrhosis comes for a follow-up office visit. ... He now attends weekly Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. Complications of the hepatitis C and cirrhosis have included ascites and encephalopathy, both of which are
October 2008

Warning on using hep C drugs with amiodarone

This update covers combining amiodarone, sofosbuvir, and another direct-acting antiviral for hepatitis C, as well as the approval of a non-invasive test to aid in the diagnosis of gastroparesis. ... A warning about combining amiodarone, sofosbuvir
June 2015

Keep up with vaccine recommendations

Meanwhile, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has also updated recommendations for existing vaccines against pertussis and hepatitis B. ... He added that it is the second vaccine available that also prevents forms of cancer
September 2013

6 keys to managing the cirrhotic inpatient

Vaccinate for viral hepatitis.“ If somebody comes in and you notice they haven't been vaccinated for viral hepatitis, it's important to do that,” Dr. ... Young said. Check for immunity by looking for hepatitis B surface antibody and hepatitis A
July 2015

Successful bariatric surgery requires planning, prep

This issue covers topics such as bariatric surgery, care for patients in an urban environment, and screening options for hepatitis C. ... Speaking of public health, hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection may be even more pervasive than reported, according to
January 2016

NAFLD treatment starts with weight loss, then other modes

Chronic hepatitis C may get a lot of press, but it isn't the most common chronic liver disease in the U.S. ... Torres, MD, told an audience of Internal Medicine Meeting 2016 attendees at her session,“ Evolving Paradigms in Chronic Hepatitis.”.
July 2016

MKSAP Quiz: 4 days of fever and arthralgia

Positive. Hepatitis B e antigen. Positive. HBV DNA. 10,000,000 IU/mL. Hepatitis C antibody. ... However, this patient's hepatitis C antibody is negative and these agents are not indicated.
May 2019

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