About Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis Web Group
The Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis (PFIC) online site helps PFIC patients and their families through family support programs, education, and research. They also have a forum where families can communicate with each other. Progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis is a heterogeneous group of autosomal recessive liver disorders characterized by early onset of cholestasis that progresses to hepatic fibrosis, cirrhosis, and end-stage liver disease before adulthood. Cholestasis is characterized by poor bile flow and build-up of substances in the liver that should be put into bile.