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The natural history of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in children: a follow-up study for up to 20 years.

Authors
  • Feldstein, A E
  • Charatcharoenwitthaya, P
  • Treeprasertsuk, S
  • Benson, J T
  • Enders, F B
  • Angulo, P
Type
Published Article
Journal
Gut
Publisher
BMJ
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2009
Volume
58
Issue
11
Pages
1538–1544
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1136/gut.2008.171280
PMID: 19625277
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Children with NAFLD may develop end-stage liver disease with the consequent need for liver transplantation. NAFLD in children seen in a tertiary care centre may be associated with a significantly shorter survival as compared to the general population.

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