Chronic viral hepatitis (B18)

Clinical Information for Chronic viral hepatitis (B18)

Cryoglobulinemia - A condition characterized by the presence of abnormal quantities of CRYOGLOBULINS in the blood. Upon cold exposure, these abnormal proteins precipitate into the microvasculature leading to restricted blood flow in the exposed areas.

Cryoglobulins - Abnormal immunoglobulins, especially IGG or IGM, that precipitate spontaneously when SERUM is cooled below 37 degrees Celsius. It is characteristic of CRYOGLOBULINEMIA.

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  • Carrier of viral hepatitis