Chronic hepatitis C therapy: A rare complication revisited

Mohammed E yad Yaseen Alsabbagh, Naseem Eisa, Abdul H amid Alraiyes, M. Chadi Alraies

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The combined regimen of peg-interferon a2a plus ribavirin along with protease inhibitors (boceprevir or telaprevir) is considered as a very portent and effective therapy for hepatitis C infections. However, this combined therapy has been associated with a side effect that can make the course of the disease more complicated. In this case, a 50-year-old man developed insulin-dependent diabetes soon after initiating triple hepatitis C therapy. The treatment had to be stopped and the course of his hepatitis C infection has been challenged with this rare side effect.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number200514
JournalBMJ case reports
StatePublished - Jul 26 2013


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