Role of genetics in the Primary Biliary Cirrhosis; with the presentation of the three sisters


TEMEL T., YILDIZ P., ÖZAKYOL A.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GENERAL MEDICINE, vol.13, no.3, pp.72-73, 2016 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.29333/ejgm/1481
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GENERAL MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CINAHL
  • Page Numbers: pp.72-73
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: There is growing evidence of genetic susceptibility and environmental factors lead to primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC). In particular, family members of an infected individual can have higher risk of developing PBC. Here we present two of three siblings who did not have any clinical symptoms.