Recurrent familial intrahepatic cholestasis in the faeroe islands. phenotypic heterogeneity but genetic homogeneity

@article{Tygstrup1999RecurrentFI,
  title={Recurrent familial intrahepatic cholestasis in the faeroe islands. phenotypic heterogeneity but genetic homogeneity},
  author={Niels Tygstrup and Bjarni {\'A}. Steig and Jenneke A. Juijn and Laura N. Bull and Roderick H. J. Houwen},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={1999},
  volume={29}
}
Recurrent familial intrahepatic cholestasis is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by episodes of severe pruritus and jaundice lasting for weeks to months without extrahepatic bile duct obstruction. Symptom‐free intervals may last for months to years, and chronic liver damage does not develop. We recently studied four of the five patients from the Faeroe Islands described by us 30 years ago (one had recently died) and an additional five patients that were identified after the initial… 
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