Cholestasis - An Overview of Cholestasis

Cholestasis Definition & Meaning

There are two types of cholestasis: intrahepatic cholestasis and extrahepatic cholestasis.

Which of the following is NOT a function of liver tests? If cholestasis is caused by , your child will need surgery called Kasai portoenterostomy.

Description: Jaundice occurs due to the excess in bilirubin pigment, typically caused by an obstruction of the bile duct or liver disease.

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    Cholestasis can occur at any age, and in both males and females. Recovery depends on how severe the case was before it was first diagnosed. Another factor is the underlying cause of the disease.
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    Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy, commonly known as cholestasis of pregnancy, is a liver condition that occurs in late pregnancy. The condition triggers intense itching, but without a rash. Itching usually occurs on the hands and feet but can also affect other parts of the body.
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    Cholestasis of pregnancy is a liver problem. It slows or stops the normal flow of bile from the gallbladder. This causes itching and yellowing of your skin, eyes, and mucous membranes (jaundice). Cholestasis sometimes starts in early pregnancy. But it is more common in the second and third trimesters.
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    This treatment summary topic describes Cholestasis. Description of condition. Cholestasis is an impairment of bile formation and/or bile flow, which may clinically present with fatigue, pruritus, dark urine, pale stools and, in its most overt form, jaundice and signs of fat soluble vitamin deficiencies.
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    Progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis (PFIC) is a group of familial cholestatic conditions caused by defects in biliary epithelial transporters. The clinical presentation usually occurs first in childhood with progressive cholestasis. This usually leads to failure to thrive, cirrhosis, and the need for liver transplantation. [citation.
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