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A resource by the Children’s Liver Disease Foundation about liver disease. There are over 100 different liver conditions which can affect children, and this resources goes into what the liver is, what it does, what problems might affect it and key medical terms.

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A resource by the Children’s Liver Disease Foundation about Wilson’s disease. Wilson’s disease is a rare, inherited condition in which the body cannot handle copper correctly. This leads to a toxic build-up of copper in the liver and brain.

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A resource by the Children’s Liver Disease Foundation about primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC). PSC is a rare condition but is more common in children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and affects at least 10 percent of those with ulcerative colitis.

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Resource by the Children’s Liver Disease Foundation about non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). It is one of the most common forms of chronic liver disease in children and teenagers.

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A resource by the Children’s Liver Disease Foundation about Hepatitis C. There are different types of Hepatitis C, and there are different treatments for each.

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A resource by the Children’s Liver Disease Foundation about Hepatitis B. Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver, if the liver is inflamed or damaged it may not work properly. You can download both their parents and guardians, and their children and young peoples leaflets from their...

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Information by the Children’s Liver Disease Foundation about Gilbert’s syndrome. Gilbert’s syndrome is a mild liver condition that causes jaundice (yellowing of the skin).

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An information resource by the Children’s Liver Disease Foundation about cystic fibrosis and liver disease. A number of children and young people with cystic fibrosis develop liver problems later in life.

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A resource by the Children’s Liver Disease Foundation on autoimmune liver diseases. Autoimmune diseases are a group of conditions in which the immune system attacks organ systems within the body.

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Your Sheffield Children’s team The members of the liver team at Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust are: Dr. Nedelkopoulou – Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology Dr. Schluckebier – Locum Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology Rhona Hubbard –...

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What is a liver biopsy? A liver biopsy is a procedure which in children is usually carried out under general anaesthetic (you will be asleep). A biopsy needle is used to remove a very small piece of tissue from the liver. This is sent to the laboratories and looked at under a microscope. Why...

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What is the teenagers transition clinic? The teenagers transition clinic has been set up to ensure that you, as an individual, are prepared for the transfer of your care to adult services. This information is designed to guide you through the process and point you in the right direction in order to...

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Our approach Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust seek to provide information and support to help young people during their progression towards adult services to avoid any unnecessary stress for young people and their families. Each young person will be listened to and their feelings...

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What medicine should you give your child if they have a raised temperature? Paracetamol (also known as Calpol) is the preferred medicine to use in children with a liver problem who has a raised temperature. It can be given at the normal dose for a child of their age. This will be written on the...

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