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Year : 2008  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 87--88

Pleural effusion: A rare complication of hepatitis A

A Bukulmez, R Koken, H Melek, O Dogru, F Ovali 
 Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Afyon Kocatepe University, 03200 Afyon, Turkey

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A Bukulmez
Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Afyon Kocatepe University, 03200 Afyon
Turkey

Hepatitis A (HAV) infection, which is the most common form of hepatitis in the paediatric age group and which sometimes has a fulminant course, is endemic in Turkey, constituting one of the country«SQ»s important health problems. Pleural effusion also represents a rare benign complication of acute HAV infections. We describe here a case of Hepatitis A who developed pleural effusion.

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Bukulmez A, Koken R, Melek H, Dogru O, Ovali F. Pleural effusion: A rare complication of hepatitis A.Indian J Med Microbiol 2008;26:87-88

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Bukulmez A, Koken R, Melek H, Dogru O, Ovali F. Pleural effusion: A rare complication of hepatitis A. Indian J Med Microbiol [serial online] 2008 [cited 2019 Sep 17 ];26:87-88
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