Clinical Pearl

The average time it takes for a hepatitis C patient to progress from one stage of fibrosis to the next is 7 years.  In addition, there are slow fibrosers and rapid fibrosers, and having other conditions like alcohol use, NASH or iron dysregulation might predispose to a more rapid fibrosis accumulation.

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