Fatty liver disease and hypertransaminasemia hiding the association of clinically silent Duchenne muscular dystrophy and hereditary fructose intolerance

Giulia Paolella, Pasquale Pisano, Raffaele Albano, Lucio Cannaviello, Carolina Mauro, Gabriella Esposito, Pietro Vajro

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Abstract

We report a case with the association of well self-compensated hereditary fructose intolerance and still poorly symptomatic Duchenne type muscular dystrophy. This case illustrates the problems of a correct diagnosis in sub-clinical patients presenting with cryptogenic hypertransaminasemia.

Original languageEnglish
Article number64
JournalItalian Journal of Pediatrics
Volume38
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Keywords

  • Fatty liver
  • Hereditary fructose intolerance
  • Hypertransaminasemia
  • Muscular dystrophies

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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