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Biliary Atresia - Introduction

  • Congenital obstruction of biliary system, intrahepatic bile duct proliferation and focal/total absence of the extrahepatic bile ducts

  • Complication: Cirrhosis (early onset) and Jaundice

  • Associations: abdominal heterotaxia syndromes, polysplenia, trisomy 18

  • Treatment: surgery before three months of age, Kasai Portoenterostomy

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