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Pyloric stenosis and direct hyperbilirubinemia with alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6965626     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The occurrence of unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia in infants with pyloric stenosis is common. We report an infant who presented with projectile vomiting secondary to pyloric stenosis. In addition, he had conjugated hyperbilirubinemia which proved to be due to alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency of PiZZ phenotype. This is the first case report of such an association. Infants with pyloric stenosis and conjugated hyperbilirubinemia should be investigated for underlying infectious, metabolic causes or anatomical defects of the biliary tree.
F K Ghishan; D R LaBrecque; F A Mitros; M K Younoszai
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical pediatrics     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0009-9228     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Pediatr (Phila)     Publication Date:  1980 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-05-14     Completed Date:  1980-05-14     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372606     Medline TA:  Clin Pediatr (Phila)     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  293-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Hyperbilirubinemia / complications,  etiology*
Infant, Newborn
Pyloric Stenosis / complications,  congenital*,  surgery
alpha 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency*

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