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2022 Apr 09

J Med Case Rep



Association of acute hepatitis B and acute myopathy: a case report.


Zangeneh M, Mesgarian M, Khosravani-Nezhad Y
J Med Case Rep. 2022 Apr 09; 16(1):143.
PMID: 35395817.


Hepatitis B virus infection is a global public health problem. Although hepatitis B virus primarily affects hepatocytes, it sometimes develops disease manifestations outside the liver, such as myopathy, which is commonly caused by chronic hepatitis B.