, Volume 53, Issue 5, pp 1339-1344
Date: 13 Oct 2007

Ethnic Variations in Chronic Liver Diseases

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Abstract

Chronic liver disease is a major source of morbidity and mortality in the United States today. There is little information on the interethnic variation in the clinical presentation, therapeutic responses and prognosis of individuals with liver disease. This review will discuss the ethnic variations and implications of the most common liver diseases.