Hepatitis Relapse after Yellow Fever Infection: Is There Another Wave?

Fernanda Maria Farage Osório, Guilherme Grossi Lopes Cançado, Mateus Jorge Nardelli, Paula Vieira Teixeira Vidigal, Marcelo Antônio Pascoal Xavier, Wanessa Trindade Clemente
2020 Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical  
During the yellow fever (YF) outbreak in Brazil, many cases of fulminant hepatitis were seen, although mild to moderate hepatitis was mostly observed with complete recovery. This report presents a case of late-onset hepatitis due to YF relapse. The patient sought medical attention after jaundice recurrence 40 days after the first YF hepatitis episode. This case highlights the importance of patient follow-up after the complete resolution of YF symptoms and discharge.
doi:10.1590/0037-8682-0152-2020 pmid:32578715 fatcat:zm24a6gczfbmhbxviocqisvzha