Indian Journal of Gastroenterology

, Volume 37, Issue 3, pp 266–270 | Cite as

Regression of fibrosis in pediatric liver diseases

  • Vikrant SoodEmail author
  • Bikrant Bihari Lal
  • Archana Rastogi
  • Rajeev Khanna
  • Dinesh Rawat
  • Seema Alam
Case Series


The concept of irreversibility of cirrhosis has been challenged in the recent past with literature in this regard, albeit still scarce, now being accumulated across all age groups, etiologies, and geographical regions. This small series of nine pediatric cases elegantly recapitulates the concept of regression of hepatic fibrosis/cirrhosis and paves way for further detailed studies to enable development of therapeutic anti-fibrotic modalities in future.


Hepatic fibrosis Pediatric liver diseases Regression 


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Conflict of interest

VS, BBL, AR, RK, DR, and SA declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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The authors declare that the study was performed in a manner to conform with the Helsinki Declaration of 1975, as revised in 2000 and 2008 concerning human and animal rights, and the authors followed the policy concerning informed consent as shown on

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© Indian Society of Gastroenterology 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vikrant Sood
    • 1
    Email author
  • Bikrant Bihari Lal
    • 1
  • Archana Rastogi
    • 2
  • Rajeev Khanna
    • 1
  • Dinesh Rawat
    • 1
  • Seema Alam
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pediatric HepatologyInstitute of Liver and Biliary SciencesNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Department of PathologyInstitute of Liver and Biliary SciencesNew DelhiIndia

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