Thrombocytopenia is more severe in patients with advanced chronic hepatitis C than B with the same grade of liver stiffness and splenomegaly.

Tejima K, Masuzaki R, Ikeda H, Yoshida H, Tateishi R, Sugioka Y, Kume Y, Okano T, Iwai T, Gotoh H, Katoh S, Suzuki A, Koike Y, Yatomi Y, Omata M, Koike K
J Gastroenterol. 2010 45 (8): 876-84

PMID: 20339877 · DOI:10.1007/s00535-010-0233-5

MeSH Terms (16)

Adult Aged Blood Platelets Carcinoma, Hepatocellular Cohort Studies Female Hepatitis B, Chronic Hepatitis C, Chronic Humans Liver Cirrhosis Liver Neoplasms Male Middle Aged Severity of Illness Index Splenomegaly Thrombocytopenia

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