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Hepatitis C treatment concomitant to chemotherapy as "salvage" therapy in children with hematologic malignancies



Hepatitis C treatment concomitant to chemotherapy as "salvage" therapy in children with hematologic malignancies



Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 29(3): 277-280



In patients with malignancies, chronic hepatitis C reactivation or severe flare is uncommon and antiviral treatment is deferred mainly due to underlying bone marrow and immune suppression. We report the use of antiviral treatment concomitantly to chemotherapy in 3 children with hematologic malignancies, chronic hepatitis C, and significant liver dysfunction.

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Accession: 053517347

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PMID: 19949358

DOI: 10.1097/INF.0b013e3181c2115a


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