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Vol. 19 - Num. 75

Clinical Reviews

Alagille syndrome. A pathology to be considered

Silvia de las Nieves Ortega Péreza, Daniel González Santanab, Juan Carlos Ramos Varelab, Domingo Cañizo Fernándeza, Luis Peña Quintanab

aPediatra. CS de Arucas. Gran Canaria. España.
bServicio de Gastroenterología, Hepatología y Nutrición pediátrica. Hospital Universitario Materno-Infantil de Canarias. Gran Canaria. España.

Correspondence: SN Ortega. E-mail:

Reference of this article: Ortega Pérez SN, González Santana D, Ramos Varela JC, Cañizo Fernández D, Peña Quintana L. Alagille syndrome. A pathology to be considered. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2017;19:267-70.

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Alagille syndrome is an uncommon pathology. It is found in 1/100,000 live births. It is characterized by biliary duct hypoplasia associated with other malformations. We report the case of a four-year-old Chinese child who was diagnosed with this pathology after being adopted at 11 months of age.


Alagille syndrome Bile duct diseases Cholestasis



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