Chapter 51. Treatment of Extrahepatic Diseases Caused by Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C Viruses

  1. Howard Thomas BSc PhD FRCP FRCpath FMedSci Professor1,
  2. Stanley Lemon Professor2 and
  3. Arie Zuckerman MD, DSc, FRCP, FRCPath, FMedSci, Dip. Bact Professor3
  1. Philippe Merle and
  2. Christian Trepo

Published Online: 26 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987131.ch51

Viral Hepatitis, Third Edition

Viral Hepatitis, Third Edition

How to Cite

Merle, P. and Trepo, C. (2005) Treatment of Extrahepatic Diseases Caused by Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C Viruses, in Viral Hepatitis, Third Edition (eds H. Thomas, S. Lemon and A. Zuckerman), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470987131.ch51

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Dean (Clinical) Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, Department of Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Wing, St Mary's Hospital Medical School, London UK

  2. 2

    Dean of Medicine, Department of Microbiology & Immunology & Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA

  3. 3

    The Royal Free Hospital of Medicine, Rowland Hill Street, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 12 JUL 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405130059

Online ISBN: 9780470987131



  • treatment of extrahepatic diseases;
  • hepatitis B virus (HBV);
  • hepatitis C virus (HCV);
  • polyarteritis nodosa;
  • glomerulonephritis


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Extrahepatic diseases caused by HBV infection

  • Extrahepatic diseases caused by HCV infection

  • Conclusion