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Ladd-Gross syndrome

Synonyms

Bile duct atresia.

Related people

Icterus neonatorum associated with atresia of the bile ducts.

Description

Icterus neonatorum associated with atresia of the bile ducts. Both sexes affected; present from birth or onset at 2 to 3 weeks of life. Jaundice of progressive intensity. Hepatosplenomegaly. Fetor hepaticus.

Bibliography

  • W. E. Ladd and R. E. Gross:
    Abdominal surgery in infancy and childhood.
    Philadelphia, W. B. Saunders, 1941.

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