anicteric hepatitis


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an·ic·ter·ic hep·a·ti·tis

hepatitis without jaundice.

anicteric hepatitis

a mild form of hepatitis in which there is no jaundice (icterus). Symptoms include anorexia, GI disturbances, and slight fever. Levels of aspartate aminotransferase and alanine aminotransferase are elevated. The infection may be mistaken for influenza or may be undetected. Compare hepatitis. See also acute anicteric hepatitis.