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Metabolic liver disease 

Metabolic liver disease
Chapter:
Metabolic liver disease
Source:
Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Paediatrics) (1 ed.)
Author(s):

R. Mark Beattie

, Anil Dhawan

, and John W.L. Puntis

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198569862.003.0054

Background 390

Clinical features 390

Investigations 392

Clinical presentations of metabolic disorders 394

General management 402

The diagnostic approach to a child with metabolic liver disease requires a high degree of suspicion, detailed history and physical examination, and extensive blood and urine tests; liver, skin, and muscle biopsy are usually necessary to establish the diagnosis....

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