Neonatal intrahepatic cholestasis caused by citrin deficiency: clinical and laboratory investigation of 13 subjects in mainland of China.

@article{Song2009NeonatalIC,
  title={Neonatal intrahepatic cholestasis caused by citrin deficiency: clinical and laboratory investigation of 13 subjects in mainland of China.},
  author={Yuan-zong Song and B-X Li and F Chen and S-r Liu and J-S Sheng and Miharu Ushikai and Chang-Hua Zhang and Ting Zhang and Z Wang and Kazuki Kobayashi and Takeyori Saheki and X-y Zheng},
  journal={Digestive and liver disease : official journal of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology and the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver},
  year={2009},
  volume={41 9},
  pages={683-9}
}
BACKGROUND Neonatal intrahepatic cholestasis caused by citrin deficiency (NICCD) is a novel inborn error of metabolism due to dysfunction of citrin protein, and much more information about this new disease is still needed for its clinical management. AIMS To investigate in detail the clinical and laboratory features of NICCD. PATIENTS 13 NICCD subjects in mainland of China diagnosed in our department since 2006. METHODS The anthropometric parameters of the patients at birth were compared… CONTINUE READING