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Research Article

Growth Abnormalities in Children with Chronic Hepatitis B or C

Table 1

Baseline characteristics of children infected with hepatitis B or C.

Age (years.)
 Median6.1
 Range0–17

Height (cm)
 Median118.2
 Range50–187.3

Weight (kg)
 Median21
 Range3.1–78.4

Sex ( )
 Male81
 Female54

AST ( )
 Elevated > 41
 < 94

Route of Infection
 Vertical68
 Parenteral15
 Unknown52

Race
 Caucasien108
 Black2
 Asien19
 Other6
chronic Hepatitis B

HBV-DNA ( )
 Low*16
 High60
 Not determined2

Treatment HBV ( )
 Interferon7
 Lamivudine14
 Interferon, Lamivudine6
 None51
chronic Hepatitis C

Treatment HCV ( )
 Interferon + Ribavirin35
 None22

*HBV DNA < 100.000 IU/mL.

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