About the liver

There are over 100 different liver conditions which can affect children. Here you can find up to date and reliable information about the basics of liver disease in children including what the liver is, what it does, what problems might affect it and key medical terms.

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This website provides general information but does not replace medical advice. It is important to contact your/your child’s medical team if you have any worries or concerns