Pediatric Hepatitis C Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Apr 14, 2021
  • Author: Nicholas John Bennett, MBBCh, PhD, FAAP, MA(Cantab); Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Other causes of hepatitis must be excluded (eg, hepatitis A and hepatitis B viruses); these can be present alone or in combination with hepatitis C virus.

Other problems to be considered in patients with possible hepatitis C virus infection include alcoholic liver disease, drug toxicities, and opportunistic infections associated with HIV infection.

Differential Diagnoses