IAP TamilNadu: Postgraduate Clinics in Pediatrics – Infant with Cholestatic Jaundice (7th November 2020)

30 replies on “IAP TamilNadu: Postgraduate Clinics in Pediatrics – Infant with Cholestatic Jaundice (7th November 2020)”

Investigation of the child which is being presented should also be put mam for better understanding of cases
For future case presentations

With what specific finding(s) in liver biopsy ,we can definitely rule in or rule out the biliary atresia in a case of neonatal cholestasis?

GGT and 5 Nucleotidase are to be estimated in all cases of cholestasis or there are specific indication(s)?

Can we classify the investigations grouped as 1 ) to find out liver function and 2 ) to establish the etiological dx

Mam is pfic diagnosis of exclusion.??
Should it be mentioned in differential diagnosis in such a case.??

Should we start from antenatal history/ discuss the presenting complaints initially when we present the case in practical exam?

Can we have all the quadrants of abdomen moving well with respiration having such a large abdomen occupying upper abdomen?

Soft consistency of liver is not possible in such a condition as it indicates non pathological liver

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