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ALMEIDA LOBAINA, Fidel Alejandro; GOMEZ NEIRA, Yorgan  and  HECHAVARRIA KINDELAN, Carmen Elsa. Hepatitis E virus in a young pregnant woman. MEDISAN [online]. 2018, vol.22, n.2, pp.205-209. ISSN 1029-3019.

The case report of a 20 years nulliparous pregnant woman with history of intermittent, asymptomatic asthma is presented, who was admitted with an icteric syndrome in "Mariana Grajales Coello" Gynecoobstetric Hospital of Santiago de Cuba. After carrying out him the pertinent studies it was concluded that she presented a complicated hepatitis E, which required intensive cares; with the opportune diagnosis and the effective treatment her survival could be guaranteed

Keywords : hepatitis E; pregnancy; hepatic failure; secondary health care.

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