Published in Hepatitis Weekly, November 22nd, 2004
According to recent research published in the journal Internal Medicine, "a 12-year-old girl with Gianotti-Crosti syndrome caused by hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection was admitted due to eruption on her extremities."
"Laboratory findings revealed elevation of transaminase, positivity for HB surface antigen (HBsAg), and an immunoglobulin M (IgM) type anti-HB core. The eruption and level of transaminase improved, and HBsAg became negative within 2 months of onset," wrote K. Michitaka and colleagues, Ehime University, School of Medicine.
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