A Case of Intrahepatic Biliary Atresia in Pediatrics
Author(s): Srikanth Darisi
The chief objective of this case report is to give a overview of how Biliary atresia (BA) occurs, presents, and management. Biliary atresia is a congenital abnormality with mostly affects the biliary tract (intrahepatic or extrahepatic) and often presents with symptoms of jaundice, the prevalence of this disease is more in Asian females than males. This case demonstrates a male patient of 6 months 8 days old he presented with fever, abdominal distension, severe anemia, and also yellowish discoloration of skin sclera and urine, he was diagnosed with intrahepatic biliary atresia, It is important to diagnose if it is intra hepatic or extrahepatic biliary atresia as the treatment Caries for both, Treatment in case of extrahepatic biliary atresia is Kasai procedure but the diagnosis in his case is intrahepatic biliary atresia Kasai procedure is not done, the patient is given symptomatic treatment and is enlisted for a liver transplant.