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|Title:||Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis in children and adolescents|
|Citation:||Medical Journal of Australia, 2000; 173(9):476-479|
|Publisher:||Australasian Med Publ Co Ltd|
|Nicholas D Manton, Jill Lipsett, David J Moore, Geoffrey P Davidson, Anthony J Bourne and Richard T L Couper|
|Abstract:||We describe 17 children with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis. All had elevated levels of serum liver enzymes and 16 were morbidly obese. Liver biopsy showed variable steatosis and fibrosis in nine patients. At follow-up, 12 of 14 patients had persistent morbid obesity and 11 had elevated liver enzyme levels.|
|Keywords:||Liver; Humans; Fatty Liver; Hepatitis; Obesity, Morbid; Adolescent; Child; Female; Male|
|Description:||Copyright © 2000 Australasian Medical Publishing|
|Appears in Collections:||Paediatrics publications|
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