Diagnostic Dilemma - Pediatric Oncall
Acute hepatitis with Positive Hepatitis A virus IgM and Positive HBsAg
Author: Pediatric Oncall
Question
A 9 1, 2 years old boy was diagnosed to have acute hepatitis. The referring pediatrician had done Hepatitis A virus {HAV} IgM which was positive. HBsAg which was also positive. Mother was also HBsAg positive though father was negative. Hepatitis B viral load in the child was 75 copies, ml and HbeAg was negative. The child`s liver function tests normalized in 1 month of the acute episode. HIV, Hepatitis C markers were negative and on presentation, he had a soft palpable liver. Other systems were normal. Ultrasound abdomen did not show coarse echotexture of liver.
Answer Discussion :
Q
Qasim Khichi
it
ac hepatitis.A

21 hours ago
D
dassienoubibo jeanmichel
coinfection Both A and B hepatitis
2 Days ago
D
Debabrata Das
A hepatitis
2 Days ago
D
Debabrata Das
hep A
2 Days ago
V
vaibhav karale
hepatitis A
3 Days ago
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