Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis in a Newborn Treated with Liver Transplantation


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ACARBULUT İ., SAĞLAM C., ONGUN H., ÇELİK K., Oygur N.

ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.44, no.2, pp.232-234, 2022 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/etd.2021.48753
  • Journal Name: ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, Veterinary Science Database, Directory of Open Access Journals, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.232-234
  • Keywords: Cholestasis, liver transplantation, newborn
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis (PFIC) is a severe cholestatic liver disease often requiring a liver transplant (LT). This report describes PFIC in a newborn with jaundice and hepatosplenomegaly treated with LT in the neonatal period.