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Biliary Atresia MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Biliary Atresia
Tree Number(s)
C06.130.120.123
C06.198.125
C16.131.314.125
Unique ID
D001656
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001656
Scope Note
Progressive destruction or the absence of all or part of the extrahepatic BILE DUCTS, resulting in the complete obstruction of BILE flow. Usually, biliary atresia is found in infants and accounts for one third of the neonatal cholestatic JAUNDICE.
Entry Term(s)
Atresia, Biliary
Biliary Atresia, Extrahepatic
Biliary Atresia, Intrahepatic
Extrahepatic Biliary Atresia
Familial Extrahepatic Biliary Atresia
Idiopathic Extrahepatic Biliary Atresia
Intrahepatic Biliary Atresia
NLM Classification #
WI 753
Previous Indexing
Bile Ducts/abnormalities (1966-1986)
See Also
Portoenterostomy, Hepatic
Public MeSH Note
1987
History Note
1987
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/04/03
Revision Date
2018/05/21
Biliary Atresia Preferred
Intrahepatic Biliary Atresia Narrower
Biliary Atresia, Extrahepatic Narrower
Idiopathic Extrahepatic Biliary Atresia Narrower
Familial Extrahepatic Biliary Atresia Narrower
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