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What is Benign intrahepatic cholestasis type 2?

What is Benign intrahepatic cholestasis type 2?

  • Benign intrahepatic cholestasis type 2: A rare liver disorder characterized by intermittent episodes of cholestasis (impaired bile flow within the liver) that doesn't involve obstruction of bile ducts outside the liver. The jaundice tends to disappear in weeks or months without treatment and the condition does not lead to liver failure. Type 2 is caused by a defect on the ABCB11 gene on chromosome 2q24.

Benign intrahepatic cholestasis type 2: Introduction

Types of Benign intrahepatic cholestasis type 2:

Broader types of Benign intrahepatic cholestasis type 2:

What causes Benign intrahepatic cholestasis type 2?

Causes of Benign intrahepatic cholestasis type 2: see causes of Benign intrahepatic cholestasis type 2

What are the symptoms of Benign intrahepatic cholestasis type 2?

Symptoms of Benign intrahepatic cholestasis type 2: see symptoms of Benign intrahepatic cholestasis type 2

Benign intrahepatic cholestasis type 2: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Benign intrahepatic cholestasis type 2.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Benign intrahepatic cholestasis type 2.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Benign intrahepatic cholestasis type 2: Hepatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Benign intrahepatic cholestasis type 2.
Treatments for Benign intrahepatic cholestasis type 2: see treatments for Benign intrahepatic cholestasis type 2

Name and Aliases of Benign intrahepatic cholestasis type 2

Main name of condition: Benign intrahepatic cholestasis type 2

Other names or spellings for Benign intrahepatic cholestasis type 2:

cholestasis, benign recurrent intrahepatic 2, BRIC2

 

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