43681 - Dr. Omaima M. Sabir Pediatric Gastroenterologist...

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Dr. Omaima M. Sabir Pediatric Gastroenterologist Khartoum, Sudan
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Introduction Chronic liver diseases in Sudanese children are significant problem. The etiology of which have never been determined before.
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Objectives To determine the pattern of and the histological features of chronic liver diseases at Gaafer Ibn Auf Specialized children hospital in Khartoum over the last 3 years.
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Methodology Prospective study of all children under 15 years of age who underwent liver biopsies for : Prolonged jaundiced for > 6 weeks. Hepatomegaly. Persistent abnormal LFT. Portal hypertension.
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Methodology/2 Clinical and laboratory data were received. All liver biopsies slides were received by two histopathologists and the author to confirm the diagnosis. All the biopsies were taken by U/S guidance technique using either true cut or suction needle according to the age and the clinical status of the child.
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Results 315 children were biopsied.
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in infancy
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