An infant with trichohepato-enteric syndrome: case report


  • Mayssan Yousef Salman Department of Pediatrics, Makassed General Hospital, Beirut
  • Sirin Mneimneh Department of Pediatrics, Beirut Arab University, Beirut
  • Mariam Rajab Department of Pediatrics, Makassed General Hospital, Beirut



Intractable diarrhea, Infant, THE-S


Trichohepato-enteric syndrome (THE-S) is a disease characterized by severe infantile diarrhea, failure to thrive, facial dysmorphism, woolly hair, and immune or hepatic dysfunction. We report the case of a boy who presented in early infancy with chronic watery diarrhea, dependent on total parenteral nutrition, along with other features of THE-S. 


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