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What happens if the biliary atresia is left untreated?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
Liver failure: True biliary atresia with chronic biliary retention causes cirrhosis (scarring) of the liver, leads to liver failure, unless treated.
Answered on Mar 4, 2013

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