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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 75-77

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


1 Department of Paediatric Surgery, Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
2 Department of Pathology, IPGMER Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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DOI: 10.4103/jiaps.JIAPS_235_17

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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.






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