Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis

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Presented by
Dr Avinash Khade
Moderated by
Dr S K Yachha
Panelists
Dr Malathi Sathiyasekaran
Dr Girish Gupte
Dr Ashley D'Cruz

What is PFIC ?

PFIC as the name stands for is a rare progressive disorder affecting liver due to defect in secretion of bile. As an inherited inability to secrete bile , it accumulates in the liver causing damage and ultimately end stage liver failure.

 

PFIC is Autosomal recessive disorder and can affect both males and females equally. It is a rare disease affecting about 1 per 1,00,000 births around the world.

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