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Alagille Syndrome

Other Names for this Disorder

  • Hepatic ductular hypoplasia

  • Watson Alagille syndrome

  •  Alagille-Watson syndrome

  • Cholestasis with peripheral pulmonary stenosis; Arteriohepatic dysplasia

  •  Paucity of interlobular bile ducts; Cardiovertebral syndrome

  •  Watson-Miller syndrome

  • Hepatofacioneurocardiovertebral syndrome

Sub-types

Linked Genes, Disorders and Diseases

  • Liver problems may include: yellow color of the skin and whites of the eyes (jaundice)

  •  itchy skin; bumps on the skin caused by deposits of cholesterol and fats (xanthomas)

  • pale, loose bowel movements

  • Poor growth

  • Other body parts that may be affected:  "heart, brain, kidneys, blood vessels, eyes, face, and skeleton"

  • distinctive facial features

  • Genes involved inculde:  the JAG1 and NOTCH2 genes

  • Type 1

  • Type 2

Similar Disorders 

  • glycogen storage disease ixc

  • aplastic anemia

  • pulmonary fibrosis and/or bone marrow failure, telomere-related, 2

  • watson syndrome

  • withdrawal disorder

  • pelger-huet anomaly

  • autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome, type v

  • hepatitis

  • spinal cord injury

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