Biliary atresia

What is Biliary atresia?

It is a congenital or acquired liver disease. It is characterized by obliteration or discontinuity of the extrahepatic biliary system, resulting in obstruction to bile flow. It can occur as a birth defect in newborns.Symptoms include progressive cholectasis, pruritis, jaundice and vitamin deficiencies.

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I am a 30 year old female with biliary atresia. Have not had a transplant yet but my dr say its getting closer.
But I also have very bad...

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I suppose your underlying condition is acquired biliary atresia, and on the...

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my babay suffered from biliary atresia but could not be treated with kashai procedure because of late digonose now she take debriton syrup & cap....

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Please tell us about the baby's age, bilirubin levels and HIDA scan report for specific answer.

Generally Surgical treatment (Kasai Procedure) for...

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My son was diagnosed with neonatal cholestasis. He is 3 months old. He was diagnosed with this at 1 1/2 months. The doctors are not sure why he...

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Possibility of Biliry atresia to be considered

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Being a Pediatric...

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