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What are the long-term effects of cholestatic jaundice?

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Dr. Raja Nandyal
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In brief: Several

They depend on cause and age of patient.
In preterm infants, it is frequently from prolonged use of TPN and late start of feeds. Majority resolve. In some cases it can cause gall bladder sludge, gall stones or inflammation/infection of the plumbing system of the liver (cholangitis). In extreme cases, these patients can develop cirrhosis and chronic liver failure and may need liver transplant.

In brief: Several

They depend on cause and age of patient.
In preterm infants, it is frequently from prolonged use of TPN and late start of feeds. Majority resolve. In some cases it can cause gall bladder sludge, gall stones or inflammation/infection of the plumbing system of the liver (cholangitis). In extreme cases, these patients can develop cirrhosis and chronic liver failure and may need liver transplant.
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In brief: Jaundice sign

Jaundice is a sign of internal disease.
The yellow color is secondary. You should see a physician for further evaluation promptly.

In brief: Jaundice sign

Jaundice is a sign of internal disease.
The yellow color is secondary. You should see a physician for further evaluation promptly.
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