Bile Duct Obstruction Symptoms
Symptoms of biliary atresia include:
- Failure to thrive
- Failure to gain weight
- Poor growth
- Poor feeding in infants
- Abnormal appearing stool:
- Clay colored stool
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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