Histological findings and clinical characteristics associated with hepatic steatosis in patients coinfected with HIV and hepatitis C virus Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Fatty Liver
  • HIV Infections
  • Hepatitis C

abstract

  • In patients coinfected with HIV and HCV, hepatic steatosis is common and associated with more-advanced fibrosis. Lower levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, higher body-mass index, and lipodystrophy are potentially modifiable risk factors associated with the severity of steatosis.

publication date

  • December 2005

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1086/497608

PubMed ID

  • 16267765

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1943

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 192

number

  • 11