Table 4

Comparison between different types with hepatic involvement (G1 and G3)

Chronic LD

Acute hepatitis

ALF

P value






No. (%)

25/44 (56.8)

6/44 (13.6)

13/44 (29.5)


Male/Female

13/12

3/3

11/2

0.178


Age range (yrs)

6-15

9-15

6-13

Mean age (yrs)± SD

10.7 ± 2.8

11.57 ± 2.15

9.33 ± 2.01

1.49

Median age (yrs) ± IR

10.5 ± 4

11 ± 4

9 ± 3


Positive KF ring No. (%)

19/20 (95%)

6/6 (100)

10/10 (100)

0.276


SD: standard deviation, IR: interquartial range, KF: Kayser-Fleisher

Abdel Ghaffar et al. BMC Pediatrics 2011 11:56   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-11-56

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