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Case report
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Persistence of the intestinal defect in abetalipoproteinaemia after liver transplantation

Published inEuropean journal of pediatrics, vol. 157, no. 7, p. 576-578
Publication date1998
Abstract

A 16-year-old girl is described with abetalipoproteinaemia who underwent liver transplantation for hepatic cirrhosis. After this procedure her serum lipoprotein profile was corrected; however, fat malabsorption and steatorrhea persisted because the primary defect, a mutant microsomal triglyceride-transfer protein, remains expressed in the intestine.

Keywords
  • Abetalipoproteinemia/complications/metabolism/surgery
  • Adolescent
  • Carrier Proteins/metabolism
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Intestines/metabolism
  • Liver Cirrhosis/etiology/surgery
  • Liver Transplantation
Citation (ISO format)
BRAEGGER, C et al. Persistence of the intestinal defect in abetalipoproteinaemia after liver transplantation. In: European journal of pediatrics, 1998, vol. 157, n° 7, p. 576–578. doi: 10.1007/s004310050882
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