Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Viral Hepatitis D Evaluation

The evaluation of hepatitis D begins with a medical history and physical examination.

Physical findings in someone with worsening hepatitis D may include:

Physical findings in someone with severe hepatitis D may include:

Testing is required to make the diagnosis of hepatitis D.

Tests that may be used to evaluate hepatitis D include:

Imaging tests that may be used to evaluate hepatitis D include:

Less commonly performed tests that may be used to evaluate hepatitis D include:

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Last Updated: Dec 15, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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