hepatitis

Description

Inflammation of the liver. Symptoms include jaundice, fever, enlarged liver, abdominal pain and dark urine.

Hepatitis can be caused by a variety of toxins or viruses, including the 5 different types of hepatitis virus (A, B, C, D and E).

Infection with hepatitis virus B or C is associated with an increased risk of liver cancer and some types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.