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Hepatitis G



A virus isolated from the blood of some patients with posttransfusion hepatitis that is hypothesized to be a cause of hepatitis by some investigators, but the virus has not yet been confirmed as a cause of acute or chronic hepatitis.

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  • Hepatitis, infectious

    An infectious form of hepatitis, such as hepatitis A.

  • Hepatitis, non-A, non-B

    The old name for hepatitis C, before the causative virus was identified.



  • Hepatitis, viral

    Liver inflammation caused by a virus. Specific hepatitis viruses have been labeled A, B, C, D, and E. Some other viruses, such as the Epstein-Barr virus and cytomegalovirus, can also cause hepatitis, but the liver is not their primary target.

  • Hepatitis, toxic

    Hepatitis (inflammation of the liver) caused by an industrial chemical such as carbon tetrachloride or phosphorus.



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