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Hepatobiliary ultrasonography as a diagnostic aid in neonatal jaundice.
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PMID:  7141855     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Neonatal hepatitis and biliary atresia are disorders of early infancy that represent variable expressions of one entity. Clinical and extensive laboratory evaluation are unsatisfactory in distinguishing between the two diseases. The usefulness of hepatobiliary ultrasonography in the evaluation of neonatal jaundice is described in four infants. Ultrasonic diagnosis was substantiated by laparotomy, liver biopsy or autopsy. The performance of hepatobiliary ultrasonography is recommended in all cases of neonatal jaundice in order to differentiate between extrahepatic biliary obstruction and neonatal hepatitis.
S Davidson; M Frand; Y Itzchak
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Israel journal of medical sciences     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0021-2180     ISO Abbreviation:  Isr. J. Med. Sci.     Publication Date:  1982 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-01-07     Completed Date:  1983-01-07     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0013105     Medline TA:  Isr J Med Sci     Country:  ISRAEL    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  947-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Bile Ducts*
Cholestasis, Extrahepatic / diagnosis
Diagnosis, Differential
Infant, Newborn
Jaundice, Neonatal / diagnosis*

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