Role of some viral infections in neonatal cholestasis.

  title={Role of some viral infections in neonatal cholestasis.},
  author={Osama T Amer and Hanan A Abd El-Rahma and Laila Metwaly Sherief and Hani F Hussein and Ayman F. Zeid and Azza M Abd El-Aziz},
  journal={The Egyptian journal of immunology},
  volume={11 2},
Viral infection is one of the postulated causes of neonatal cholestasis. In addition to earlier reports on the association of viral infection and intrahepatic cholestasis (IH), recent studies have suggested a similar link to extra hepatic biliary atresia (EHBA). The aim of this work was to evaluate the role of some viral infections in neonates presenting with cholestasis to the Neonatology Ward of Zagazig University Hospitals. Sixty-two neonates were included in the study (44 cholestatic… CONTINUE READING