What is essential when diagnosing conjugated hyperbilirubinemia?

Updated: Jul 31, 2019
  • Author: Richard A Weisiger, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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It is essential that clinicians determine the cause of, and treat, cholestasis, including mechanical obstruction of bile flow versus impaired excretion of bile components into the bile canaliculus, and intrahepatic versus extrahepatic etiologies. [8]


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