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AIM Benign recurrent intrahepatic cholestasis type 2 (BRIC2) is caused by mutations in ABCB11, a gene encoding the bile salt export pump (BSEP) that mediates biliary bile salt secretion, and presents with repeated intermittent cholestasis with refractory itching. Currently, no effective medical therapy has been established. We previously provided(More)
Progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis type 1 (PFIC1), a rare inherited recessive disease resulting from a genetic deficiency in ATP8B1, progresses to liver failure. Because of the difficulty of discriminating PFIC1 from other subtypes of PFIC based on its clinical and histological features and genome sequencing, an alternative method for diagnosing(More)
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