Early cirrhosis in survivors with Jeune thoracic dystrophy

J Pediatr. 1992 May;120(5):754-6. doi: 10.1016/s0022-3476(05)80241-0.

Abstract

Two siblings with Jeune thoracic dystrophy had persistent evidence of hepatic dysfunction; one had cirrhosis. Liver disease, a significant problem in patients who survive this condition, may be progressive in some.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Asphyxia Neonatorum / genetics*
  • Biopsy
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Liver / pathology
  • Liver Cirrhosis / genetics*
  • Liver Cirrhosis / pathology
  • Liver Function Tests
  • Osteochondrodysplasias / genetics*
  • Thorax / abnormalities*