[Liver cirrhosis in childhood--etiology, diagnosis and conservative therapy].

  • Donene Feist
  • Published 1986 in Wiener klinische Wochenschrift

Abstract

Liver cirrhosis is relatively rare in children as compared to adults; frequently it is diagnosed too late. Biliary cirrhosis of early childhood is often the result of neonatal cholestatic syndromes. Beyond infancy, cirrhosis as a consequence of chronic active autoimmune hepatitis or of Wilson's disease may be prevented, if causal therapy is begun in time… (More)

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