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Two cases of progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis type 2: Role of surgery with brief review of literature

Research paper by Hinglaj Saha, Ghosh Tapanjyoti, Somak Biswas, Prafulla Kumar Mishra, Kalyani Saha Basu, Uttara Chatterjee

Indexed on: 21 Dec '18Published on: 19 Dec '18Published in: Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons



Abstract

Hinglaj Saha, Ghosh Tapanjyoti, Somak Biswas, Prafulla Kumar Mishra, Kalyani Saha Basu, Uttara Chatterjee Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons 2019 24(1):75-77 Progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis (PFIC) is a rare bile acid transporter defect and autosomal recessive disorder with type 2 being the most common type. Partial internal or external biliary diversion delays its progression to end-stage liver disease. Here, we discuss two cases of type 2 PFIC.