Viral hepatitis in children – a narrative review focusing on at risk children
Simona Carrera 1, Mariangela Stinco2, Giuseppe Indolfi2,3
1 Scuola di Specializzazione in Pediatria, Università di Firenze 2 Meyer Children’s Hospital IRCCS 3 Dipartimento Neurofarba, Università di Firenze
Viral hepatitis is a major cause of liver disease and associated morbidity and mortality worldwide. Children significantly contribute to the epidemiological burden of viral hepatitis. In this narrative review, the clinical features of hepatitis caused by the major hepatotropic viruses will be discussed, with a focus on preventive strategies and treatment options.