Frequently Asked Questions1. Which Doctor Should I Consult for Alagille Syndrome?
One should consult a family physician in order to detect the syndrome. The physician will request some diagnostic tests to confirm the condition.
2. What are the different names for Alagille syndrome?
Arteriohepatic dysplasia, Alagille-Watson syndrome, and syndromic bile duct paucity are some of the other names for Alagille syndrome.
3. What is the life expectancy of patients with Alagille syndrome?
Patients with Alagille syndrome can live normal lives with the appropriate treatment. Patients with liver transplants can lead healthy lives provided adequate medications are provided to maintain a healthy liver. Mortality is based on the organ affected and the degree of damage.
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