Document Detail


Hepatobiliary ultrasonography as a diagnostic aid in neonatal jaundice.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7141855     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
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.
Authors:
S Davidson; M Frand; Y Itzchak
Related Documents :
1383485 - Cytokeratin immunohistochemical examination of liver biopsies in infants with alagille ...
18162705 - Neonatal intrahepatic cholestasis caused by citrin deficiency in korean infants.
8332405 - Air collection in the retropharyngeal soft tissues observed in lateral expiratory films...
6894845 - Extrahepatic biliary atresia. morphological study of 98 biliary remnants.
12387675 - Palivizumab in the prevention of respiratory syncytial virus disease.
2173525 - Analysis of human antibody responses to human cytomegalovirus envelope glycoproteins fo...
Publication Detail:
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    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  947-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Bile Ducts*
Cholestasis, Extrahepatic / diagnosis
Diagnosis, Differential
Hepatomegaly
Humans
Infant
Infant, Newborn
Jaundice, Neonatal / diagnosis*
Liver*
Ultrasonography*

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Campylobacter jejuni as an etiological agent of diarrheal diseases in Israel.
Next Document:  Zinc deficiency dermatoses. Etiology, clinical aspects and treatment