Gerda van der Brugge

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Progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis (PFIC) and benign recurrent intrahepatic cholestasis (BRIC) are clinically distinct hereditary disorders. PFIC patients suffer from chronic cholestasis and develop liver fibrosis. BRIC patients experience intermittent attacks of cholestasis that resolve spontaneously. Mutations in ATP8B1 (previously FIC1) may(More)
BACKGROUND & AIMS Progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis (PFIC) and benign recurrent intrahepatic cholestasis (BRIC) are hereditary liver disorders; PFIC is characterized by severe progressive liver disease whereas BRIC patients have intermittent attacks of cholestasis without permanent liver damage. Mutations in ATP8B1 are present in PFIC type 1 and(More)
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