Journal of Gastroenterology

, Volume 42, Issue 11, pp 857–865 | Cite as

Hepatitis C as a systemic disease: virus and host immunologic responses underlie hepatic and extrahepatic manifestations

  • Chiaki Okuse
  • Hiroshi Yotsuyanagi
  • Kazuhiko Koike
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Key words

extrahepatic legion HCV immunoglobulin 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chiaki Okuse
    • 1
  • Hiroshi Yotsuyanagi
    • 2
  • Kazuhiko Koike
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and HepatologySt. Marianna UniversityKawasakiJapan
  2. 2.Department of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of MedicineUniversity of TokyoTokyoJapan

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