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Revista de Gastroenterología del Perú

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GARCIA FERRERA, Waldo O.; NODARSE CUNI, Hugo  and  MOREDO ROMO, Edelisa. Extrahepatic manifestations of infection with hepatitis C virus. Rev. gastroenterol. Perú [online]. 2009, vol.29, n.3, pp.254-261. ISSN 1022-5129.

Since the identification of hepatitis C in 1989, it has been studied extensively. In addition to its hepatotropic; have extrahepatic effects that are directly related to extrahepatic replication with high affinity to lymphoid tissues. As a result of that characteristics, autoimmune manifestations or a widespread immune stimulation, hematological, endocrine, dermatological, Ophtalmic, salival and other miscellaneous problems can be presented in affected patients.

Keywords : Hepatitis C; Autoimmune diseases.

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