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Type: Journal article
Title: Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis in children and adolescents
Author: Manton, N.
Lipsett, J.
Moore, D.
Davidson, G.
Bourne, A.
Couper, R.
Citation: Medical Journal of Australia, 2000; 173(9):476-479
Publisher: Australasian Med Publ Co Ltd
Issue Date: 2000
ISSN: 0025-729X
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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
RMID: 0001002017
DOI: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2000.tb139299.x
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