Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Bile Duct Obstruction Symptoms

Symptoms of biliary atresia include:

A newborn with biliary atresia may appear normal at birth, then slowly develop jaundice by the 2nd or 3rd week of life. Poor weight gain and irritability can accompany the rising levels of bilirubin in the bloodstream.

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Last Updated: Feb 14, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Bile Duct Obstruction References
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