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Indian childhood cirrhosis

Indian childhood cirrhosis is a chronic liver disease of childhood characterised by cirrhosis of liver[1] due to deposition of copper in the liver.[2] It primarily affects children of 1–3 years of age and has a genetic predisposition. It had a very high case fatality in the past[3] but has eventually become preventable, treatable and is now rare.[4]

Variants

  • North American Indian childhood cirrhosis [5]

References

  1. ^ Editorial (August 2008). "Indian childhood cirrhosis: Several dilemmas resolved" (PDF). Indian J Med Res 128: 93–96. 
  2. ^ Tanner, MS (May 1998). "Role of copper in Indian childhood cirrhosis.". The American journal of clinical nutrition 67 (5 Suppl): 1074S–1081S. PMID 9587155. 
  3. ^ Nayak, NC; et.al. "Indian childhood cirrhosis-A reevaluation of its pathognomonic features and their significance in the light of clinical data and natural history of the disease" (PDF). 
  4. ^ Pandit, A; Bhave, S (May 1996). "Present interpretation of the role of copper in Indian childhood cirrhosis.". The American journal of clinical nutrition 63 (5): 830S–5S. PMID 8615370. 
  5. ^ Richter, A; Mitchell, GA; A (Nov 2007). "[North American Indian childhood cirrhosis (NAIC)].". Medecine sciences : M/S 23 (11): 1002–7. PMID 18021715. doi:10.1051/medsci/200723111002. 
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