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Introduction: EHBA

Description of EHBA

EHBA (medical condition): A rare condition that can affect newborns where the bile duct that...more »

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Biliary Atresia:
  »Introduction: Biliary Atresia
  »Symptoms of Biliary Atresia
  »Treatments for Biliary Atresia

EHBA: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

EHBA is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that EHBA, or a subtype of EHBA, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

EHBA as a Disease

EHBA: Another name for Biliary Atresia (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Biliary Atresia
  »Symptoms of Biliary Atresia
  »Treatments for Biliary Atresia

EHBA: Related Diseases

EHBA: EHBA is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of EHBA (Biliary Atresia)

Some of the symptoms of EHBA incude:

  • Yellow discolouration of skin and eyes of baby (jaundice) usually appearing after 2-3 weeks and still persisting after 6 weeks
  • Dark urine
  • Pale yellow or grey stools
  • Itchy skin and scratching (pruritus)
  • Diarrhoea

Treatments for EHBA (Biliary Atresia)

Treatments for EHBA (Biliary Atresia) include:

  • Surgery to resect existing ducts and create drainage system
  • Liver transplantation
  • Dietary supplements - caloric and vitamin support
  • Vitamin K injection if bleeding abnormalities or bruising

Treatment of EHBA: For more treatment information about EHBA, see treatment of Biliary Atresia (EHBA)

EHBA: Related Disease Topics

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Source - NIH

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