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Descriptor English:   Biliary Atresia 
Descriptor Spanish:   Atresia Biliar 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Atresia Biliar 
Synonyms English:   Atresia, Biliary
Atresia, Extrahepatic Biliary
Atresia, Intrahepatic Biliary
Biliary Atresia, Extrahepatic
Biliary Atresia, Intrahepatic
Extrahepatic Biliary Atresia
Familial Extrahepatic Biliary Atresia
Idiopathic Extrahepatic Biliary Atresia
Intrahepatic Biliary Atresia  
Tree Number:   C06.130.120.123
Definition English:   Progressive destruction or the absence of all or part of the extrahepatic BILE DUCTS, resulting in the complete obstruction of BILE flow. Usually, biliary atresia is found in infants and accounts for one third of the neonatal cholestatic JAUNDICE. 
See Related English:   Portoenterostomy, Hepatic
History Note English:   1987 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications DI diagnosis
DG diagnostic imaging DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy EC economics
EM embryology EN enzymology
EP epidemiology EH ethnology
ET etiology GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
MO mortality NU nursing
PS parasitology PA pathology
PP physiopathology PC prevention & control
PX psychology RT radiotherapy
RH rehabilitation SU surgery
TH therapy UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   19088 
Unique Identifier:   D001656 

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