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Females Have a Lower Liver Histopathological Score in HBeAg-Negative Chronic Hepatitis B Than Males

Afshin Hooshyar 1 , Shahram Habibzadeh 2 , * , Nasrin Ghasemi 3 , Abbas Yazdanbod 1 , Sirus Sohrabi 4 , Nasrollah Maleki 3 and Firooz Amani 5
Authors Information
1 Department of Gastroenterology, Imam Khomeini Hospital, Ardabil University of Medical Sciences, Ardabil, IR Iran
2 Department of Infectious Disease, Imam Khomeini Hospital, Ardabil University of Medical sciences, Ardabil, IR Iran
3 Department of Internal Medicine, Imam Khomeini Hospital, Ardabil University of Medical Sciences, Ardabil, IR Iran
4 Department of Emergency medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
5 Department of Social Medicine, Ardabil University of Medical sciences, Ardabil, IR Iran
Article information
  • Archives of Clinical Infectious Diseases: October 25, 2013, 8 (4); e17972
  • Published Online: October 15, 2013
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: March 3, 2013
  • Revised: May 22, 2013
  • Accepted: August 5, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/archcid.17972

To Cite: Hooshyar A, Habibzadeh S, Ghasemi N, Yazdanbod A, Sohrabi S, et al. Females Have a Lower Liver Histopathological Score in HBeAg-Negative Chronic Hepatitis B Than Males, Arch Clin Infect Dis. 2013 ; 8(4):e17972. doi: 10.5812/archcid.17972.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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