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November 1979

Familial Cirrhosis

Author Affiliations

From Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Hepatology Section, and Hacettepe Children's Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

Am J Dis Child. 1979;133(11):1160-1162. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1979.02130110068013

• Three pairs of siblings with cirrhosis were investigated. The histopathological examination of the liver biopsy specimens and the laboratory findings did not give any clue about the cause of the disease. The presence of familial cirrhosis was considered.

(Am J Dis Child 133:1160-1162, 1979)