Indian childhood cirrhosis
Indian childhood cirrhosis is a chronic liver disease of childhood characterised by cirrhosis of liver due to deposition of copper in the liver. 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 but has eventually become preventable, treatable and is now rare.
- North American Indian childhood cirrhosis 
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- Further reading
- North American Indian childhood cirrhosis on Genetics Home Reference
- Paton, A (October 17, 1981). "Indian childhood cirrhosis". Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 283 (6298): 1006. PMC 1507261. PMID 6794739. doi:10.1136/bmj.283.6298.1006.
- Raju, VB; Sundaravalli, N; Sriramachari, S (Nov–Dec 1980). "Indian childhood cirrhosis: clinical features, prognosis and treatment.". Indian journal of pediatrics 47 (389): 537–41. PMID 7262970. doi:10.1007/BF02822546.
- Bavdekar, AR; Bhave, SA; Pradhan, AM; Pandit, AN; Tanner, MS (1996). "Long term survival in Indian childhood cirrhosis treated with D-penicillamine". Archives of Disease in Childhood 74 (1): 32–35. PMC 1511595. PMID 8660042. doi:10.1136/adc.74.1.32.
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