Cytomegalovirus hepatitis in 49 pediatric patients with normal immunity


TEZER H., Yuksek S. K. , Gulhan B., Parlakay A. N. O. , Kirsaclioglu C. T.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.46, no.6, pp.1629-1633, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1507-161
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.1629-1633
  • Keywords: Cytomegalovirus, hepatitis, children, immunocompetent, IMMUNOCOMPETENT PATIENTS, INFECTION, GANCICLOVIR, CHILDREN, REACTIVATION, INDIVIDUALS, DISEASES, LIVER
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background/aim: Cytomegalovirus (CMV) hepatitis is generally asymptomatic or rarely can lead to severe complications in immunocompetent hosts. This study aims to evaluate CMV hepatitis in immunocompetent young children, which is discussed relatively rarely in the literature.