Other Viruses That Affect the Liver

  • Authors: Lisa VanWagner, MD, MSc, FAST (More Info)
  • Editor In Chief: Stefan Zeuzem, MD
  • Last Reviewed: 9/4/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • Measles infection may cause mild, transitory hepatitis
  • Adult syncytial GCH is a rare, often severe form of hepatitis thought to be due to infection by a novel paramyxovirus[Phillips 1991]
  • Treatment of GCH with ribavirin has been reported to be successful[Hassoun 2000]

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