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What is Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 2?

What is Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 2?

  • Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 2: A rare inherited condition where bile is unable to drain from the liver where it builds up and causes progressive liver damage. The condition has an early onset and usually leads to end-stage liver disease by the end of the second decade. The various types of this condition differ in the origin of the genetic defect (liver-specific ATP-binding cassette transporter on chromosome 2q24). Type 2 is also associated with an increased risk of liver cancer in the first few years of life.

Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 2 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 2, or a subtype of Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 2, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 2: Introduction

Types of Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 2:

Broader types of Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 2:

How serious is Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 2?

Complications of Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 2: see complications of Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 2

What causes Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 2?

Causes of Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 2: see causes of Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 2

What are the symptoms of Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 2?

Symptoms of Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 2: see symptoms of Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 2

Complications of Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 2: see complications of Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 2

Onset of Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 2: infancy

Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 2: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 2.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 2.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 2: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 2.
Treatments for Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 2: see treatments for Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 2

Name and Aliases of Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 2

Main name of condition: Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 2

Other names or spellings for Cholestasis, progressive familial intrahepatic 2:

PFIC2, Progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis 2

PFIC2, Progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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