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Symptoms & Causes of Biliary Atresia

toxins  patients  liver  bile  genes  Liver Disease  health professionals  jaundice  viral infection  Biliary atresia  bilirubin  harmful chemicals  immune system problems 

Overview of the signs of biliary atresia, such as yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes, called jaundice. Experts don’t know what causes biliary atresia.

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NCI

Bile Duct Cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma) Treatment (PDQ®)–Patient Version

cancer  treatment  patient  version  extrahepatic  bile  duct  extrahepatic bile duct cancer 

Treatment of bile duct cancer depends on where the cancer has formed and if it can be removed by surgery (resectable) or not (unresectable). Most bile duct cancers cannot be completely removed by surgery. Other treatments include radiation, chemotherapy, and palliative therapies like stent placement and biliary bypass.

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NCI

Bile Duct Cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma) Treatment (PDQ®)–Health Professional Version

cancer  health  treatment  version  professional  extrahepatic  bile  duct  bile duct cancer 

Bile duct cancer (also called cholangiocarcinoma) can occur in the bile ducts in the liver (intrahepatic) or outside the liver (perihilar or distal extrahepatic). Learn about the types of bile duct cancer, risk factors, clinical features, staging, and treatment for bile duct cancer in this expert-reviewed summary.

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