The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 37, Issue 11, pp 565–568 | Cite as

Needle biopsy of the liver in pediatric practice

An experience with 256 biopsies
  • S. Gupta
  • R. K. Puri
  • M. Balasubrahmanyam
Original Articles


The value of needle biopsy as a diagnostic tool is discussed in relation to 256 children suffering from various disorders. Histopathological changes in cirrhosis, anemia and malnutrition are discussed in detail.


Liver Biopsy Iron Deficiency Anemia Fatty Change Focal Necrosis Kwashiorkor 
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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Gupta
    • 1
  • R. K. Puri
    • 1
  • M. Balasubrahmanyam
    • 1
  1. 1.Pondicherry

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