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Summerskill-Walshe-Tygstrup syndrome

Summerskill-Walshe-Tygstrup syndrome: Introduction

Summerskill-Walshe-Tygstrup syndrome: 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. The two subtypes of the disorder have a different origin of the genetic mutation. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Summerskill-Walshe-Tygstrup syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Summerskill-Walshe-Tygstrup syndrome

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Causes of Summerskill-Walshe-Tygstrup syndrome

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Misdiagnosis and Summerskill-Walshe-Tygstrup syndrome

Chronic liver disease often undiagnosed: One study reported that 50% of patients with a chronic liver disease remain undiagnosed by their primary physician. The reasons are multifactorial....read more »

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Definitions of Summerskill-Walshe-Tygstrup syndrome:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Summerskill-Walshe-Tygstrup syndrome as a "rare disease".
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  1. Summerskill-Walshe-Tygstrup syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
 

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