Viral hepatitis type D

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viral hepatitis type D n.
Acute or chronic hepatitis that is caused by the hepatitis delta virus, and which may occur simultaneously with hepatitis B or as a superinfection in a hepatitis B carrier. Also called delta hepatitis.

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