J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2018 Feb 8. Epub 2018 Feb 8.
Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, University of Sassari, Viale San Pietro n 8, 07100, Sassari, ITALY.
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is able to trigger both hepatic and extra-hepatic manifestations (1,2). Among the latter, the most investigated is mixed cryoglobulinemia vasculitis (MCV), especially of type II (3, 4), usually detected in 40-60% of patients chronically infected with enhanced the risk to develop lymphomas (5). Autoimmune disorders including thyroid disease, and diabetes mellitus have also been associated with chronic HCV infection (6). Read More