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 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.29333/ejgm/1481
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GENERAL MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.72-73

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.