Article Text

PDF
Biliary hypoplasia in Williams syndrome
  1. K O’Reilly,
  2. S F Ahmed,
  3. V Murday,
  4. P McGrogan
  1. Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr K O’Reilly
    Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Dalnair Street, Yorkhill, Glasgow, UK; oreillykmor{at}yahoo.co.uk

Abstract

Neonatal hepatitis and biliary hypoplasia are not recognised features of Williams syndrome. A case of Williams syndrome, presenting with neonatal conjugated hyperbilirubinaemia leading to an initial misdiagnosis is reported.

  • AST, aspartate aminotransferase
  • ALT, alanine aminotransferase
  • HIDA, hepatobiliary iminodiacetic acid
  • FISH, fluorescent in-situ hybridisation
  • biliary hypoplasia
  • Williams syndrome
  • conjugated hyperbilirubinaemia
  • Alagille syndrome
View Full Text

Statistics from Altmetric.com

Footnotes

  • Competing interests: none declared

Request permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.