Aımlysis of acute viral hepatitis cases
Dr. Mehmet A TAŞ YAR AN*, Dr. Mehmet PARLAKDr.Mustafa ERTEK*, Dr. Şerafettin YILMAZ*.
Seventy five patients with acute viral hepatitis were retrospectively evaluated in terms of clinical and laboratory findings. and prognosis in 1994. It was Â found Â that the disease was freguently seen in 13-20 age group (42.7 %) in the autumn (43.7 %). The freguent symptoms and signs at admission vere malaise-anorexia (100.0 %), jaundice (97.3 %). hepatomegaly (93.3.%) and nausea-vomiting (52.0 %). Serum aminotransferase levels
ere foıınd gradıtally decreased tomırds normaI ranges at the end of the hospitahsation u ıth an average of 21.3Â Â±Â 8.1 days. Three cases developed fulminant hepatitis. tvo of vhom died due to gastroentestinal bleeding. Mortality rate was 2.7%. İn the present study. the percentages of acute viral hepatitis followed up in our clinics vere 48.0 %. 28.0 % and 10.7% in B. A and E types. respectively.Â
Key Words:.Acute viral hepatitis. epıdemiology. clinical and laboratoıy /indings, prognosis.