Unique features of primary sclerosing cholangitis in children.

@article{MieliVergani2010UniqueFO,
  title={Unique features of primary sclerosing cholangitis in children.},
  author={Giorgina Mieli-Vergani and Diego Vergani},
  journal={Current opinion in gastroenterology},
  year={2010},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={265-8}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW To summarize publications on juvenile primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) published over the past 5 years. These studies contribute to the understanding of the clinical features, diagnostic pathways, genetic aspects, treatment and outcome of this condition. RECENT FINDINGS Sclerosing cholangitis with strong autoimmune features is particularly frequent in paediatric age, where it is more common in girls, responds to immunosuppressive treatment and has a better prognosis than… CONTINUE READING

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