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Revista Científica Ciencia Médica

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REJAS VILLEGAS, Isabel Antonieta. EXTRAHEPATIC BILIARY ATRESIA IN PEDIATRICS AND CYTOMEGALOVIRUS AS A CAUSE. Rev Cient Cienc Méd [online]. 2020, vol.23, n.1, pp. 92-96. ISSN 2077-3323.

Biliary Atresia is a disorder with great clinical importance more frequent in early childhood, characterized by proliferative obliteration of the bile ducts that progresses to liver fibrosis, cirrhosis and end stage liver failure. The objective is to present an unusual clinical case and to know how to act in such a case. It is a female patient of 4 months of age, with icteric skin and mucosa - greenish, with palpable liver below the right costal ridge, palpable spleen below the left costal ridge. Serology for Cytomegalovirus positive.Abdominal ultrasound reported: Biliary Atresia A portoenterostomy of Kasai was indicated, however due to the age of the patient, the surgical procedure was not performed. Biliary Atresia is a rare disease, its etiology is unknown, but it is important to recognize it during the first 2 months of life, to avoid complications.

Palabras clave : Biliary atresia; cytomegalovirus; hepatic portoenterostomy.

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