This article focuses on the few disorders that produce chronic cholestasis in infants and children. Cholestasis is defined, and a framework for thinking about pathophysiology is provided. Medical management is discussed in the context of the consequences and complications of chronic cholestasis. The limited differential for chronic cholestasis is discussed, and approaches to diagnosis and management of specific disorders are provided.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||26|
|Journal||Pediatric Clinics of North America|
|State||Published - 1996|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health