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Ryan, WJ and Arthurs, Yvonne and Kelly, Michael G and Fielding, JF (1982) Heroin abuse with hepatitis B virus associated chronic active hepatitis in a twelve year old child. Irish Medical Journal , 75 , (5) , p. 166.

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This very short paper presented a case report of a young drug abuser who commenced parenteral abuse before his 11th birthday, and developed hepatitis B virus-associated chronic active hepatitis as a consequence. The authors pointed to a number of problems highlighted by this case, uniquely associated with drug misuse in childhood.


Item Type:Article
Date:May 1982
Page Range:p. 166
Publisher:Irish Medical Organisation
Volume:75
Number:5
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Subjects:VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
B Drugs and alcohol substances > Opioids (opiates) > Heroin
G Health and disease > Disorder by cause > Communicable disease > Viral hepatitis

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