Hepatitis B Photos

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Photos of the Disease

A few sample images from the Public Health Image Library

Transmission electron micrograph of hepatitis B virions, also known as Dane particles.

Transmission electron micrograph of hepatitis B virions, also known as Dane particles.
Source: PHIL Photo ID# 10755

This electron micrograph reveals the presence of hepatitis-B virus HBV

This electron micrograph reveals the presence of hepatitis-B virus HBV “Dane particles”, or virions.
Source: PHIL Photo ID# 5631

Images of People Affected by the Diseases

An example of an image from the Public Health Image Library

This female Cambodian patient presented with a distended abdomen due to a hepatoma resulting from chronic hepatitis B infection.

This female Cambodian patient presented with a distended abdomen due to a hepatoma resulting from chronic hepatitis B infection.
Source: PHIL Photo ID# 5606

Section of liver damaged by HBV. Note the enlarged cells and blistering of the capsular surface.

Section of liver damaged by HBV. Note the enlarged cells and blistering of the capsular surface.

Section of liver damaged by HBV. Note the enlarged cells and blistering of the capsular surface.

Section of liver damaged by HBV. Note the enlarged cells and blistering of the capsular surface.

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Page last reviewed: March 1, 2017