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Viruses 2016, 8(8), 212; doi:10.3390/v8080212

Hepatitis E Pathogenesis

INSERM, UMR1043, Department of Virology, CHU Purpan, Université Paul Sabatier, 31000 Toulouse, France
INSERM, UMR1043, Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Organ Transplantation, CHU Rangueil, Université Paul Sabatier, 31000 Toulouse, France
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Academic Editor: Eric O. Freed
Received: 30 June 2016 / Revised: 22 July 2016 / Accepted: 27 July 2016 / Published: 5 August 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Recent Progress in Hepatitis E Virus Research)
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Although most hepatitis E virus (HEV) infections are asymptomatic, some can be severe, causing fulminant hepatitis and extra-hepatic manifestations, including neurological and kidney injuries. Chronic HEV infections may also occur in immunocompromised patients. This review describes how our understanding of the pathogenesis of HEV infection has progressed in recent years. View Full-Text
Keywords: hepatitis E virus; pathogenesis; extra-hepatic manifestation; fulminant hepatitis; chronic infection hepatitis E virus; pathogenesis; extra-hepatic manifestation; fulminant hepatitis; chronic infection

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Lhomme, S.; Marion, O.; Abravanel, F.; Chapuy-Regaud, S.; Kamar, N.; Izopet, J. Hepatitis E Pathogenesis. Viruses 2016, 8, 212.

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