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Incidence of primary mitochondrial disease in children presenting with acute liver failure under 2 years of age

Abstract:

Mitochondrial liver disease (MLD), and in particular mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) depletion syndrome (MDS) is an important cause of acute liver failure (ALF) in infancy. Early and accurate diagnosis is important since liver transplantation (LT) is often contraindicated. It is unclear which methods are the best to diagnose MLD in the setting of ALF.To determine the incidence of MLD in children under two with ALF and the utility of routine investigations to detect MLD.Thirty-nine consecutive infan...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1097/MPG.0000000000001345

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Publisher:
Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Journal website
Volume:
63
Issue:
6
Pages:
592-597
Publication date:
2016-07-30
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EISSN:
1536-4801
ISSN:
0277-2116
Pubs id:
pubs:457423
URN:
uri:3a3fb309-26f2-4cf9-bf15-a957cc216607
UUID:
uuid:3a3fb309-26f2-4cf9-bf15-a957cc216607
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pubs:457423
Paper number:
6

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