Intermittent intrahepatic cholestasis of unknown etiology in five young males from the Faroe Islands.

@article{Tygstrup1969IntermittentIC,
  title={Intermittent intrahepatic cholestasis of unknown etiology in five young males from the Faroe Islands.},
  author={Niels Tygstrup and Bjarne Christian Jensen},
  journal={Acta medica Scandinavica},
  year={1969},
  volume={185 6},
  pages={
          523-30
        }
}
. Clinical and biochemical findings in five patients from the Faroe Islands with intermittent intrahepatic cholestasis of unknown etiology are described. This brings the number of recorded cases which fulfil the suggested criteria for the syndrome up to 24. The Faroe patients are all males and born between 1938 and 1943. In three patients the episodes of jaundice started during the first years of life, in two they started after puberty. Four of the patients had symptoms of pancreatic affection… CONTINUE READING
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