VIDEO: Although acute hepatitis in children uncommon, parents should remain vigilant

In this Healio video exclusive, Elizabeth Fagan, MD, an independent hepatologist and consultant in Texas, discusses global concerns about cases of acute, severe hepatitis in children and what caregivers should be aware of.According to Fagan, there are now nearly 300 cases of severe hepatitis in children worldwide, as reported by the WHO and the CDC. Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and general malaise, as well as progression to jaundice of the eyes and skin, dark urine and pale stools. Some children may experience respiratory problems.“Although parents are alarmed, we have toRead More

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