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Revista Medica Herediana

Print version ISSN 1018-130XOn-line version ISSN 1729-214X

Abstract

MOSTORINO ELGUERA, Rosa; GOTUZZO HERENCIA, Eduardo  and  ULLOA PEREZ,, Víctor. Hepatitis C: Cryoglobulinemia, cutaneous vasculitis with acronecrosis. A case report. Rev Med Hered [online]. 1998, vol.9, n.4, pp.155-158. ISSN 1018-130X.

The C Hepatitis, it is a RNA virus of the Flaviridae family, that introduces within their spectra of infection, manifestations liverworts and extrahepatic, being these last few frequent. Crioglobulinas could be detected in a third of patient with C hepatitis, but in only 1-2% of the cases develop cutaneous manifestations, some of this manifestations are vasculitis with acronecrosis. The infection for C hepatitis occurs in other countries with different prevalence, they have more prevalence than in our country, being different to the prevalence for other types of viral hepatitis (B hepatitis). We are introduced the case of a patient attended to in our department with infection for C hepatitis and extrahepatic manifestations (acronecrosis) associate to presence of crioglobulinas. (Rev Med Hered 1998; 9: 155-158).

Keywords : C hepatitis; crioglobulinemia; vasculitis.

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