P Cacoub, for the Multivirc Group (Hopital La Pitie-Salpetriere, Paris; Pharmacy Univ, Paris)
Extrahepatic Manifestations of Chronic Hepatitis C.
Arthritis Rheum 42: 2204-2212, 1999.
HCV infection is commonly known for producing liver damage. It has however many other manifestations including arthritis, muscle pain, high blood pressure, diabetes and Raynaud’s phenomenon.
The classic test for diagnosis is cryoglobulin.