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Liver & GIT

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True about Metavir score? (PNQ)



A 0-4
B 0-6

C 1-4
D 1-6

Ans. A 0-4

Classification of hepatitis is based on

1. Cause - Depends on causative organism

2. Grade - a. Histological Activity index (0 – 6) b. METAVIR score (0 to 4)

3. Stage - Depends on fibrosis

Chronic hepatitis B

1. After acute hepatitis B, chances of chronicity depends on the age.

2. Infection at birth is associated with a clinically silent acute infection but 90% chances of chronic infection.

3. While the infection in young adulthood is associated with clinically apparent acute hepatitis with a risk of 1% of chronicity.

4. The clinical features range from asymptomatic infection to fatal hepatic failure.

5. Fatigue is the most common symptom, along with intermittent deepening of jaundice, malaise and anorexia.

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