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Alagille Syndrome (AGS) - Glossary

Last Updated on Jun 18, 2021
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Cholestasis: Condition due to buildup of bile in the liver that eventually causes liver damage.

Posterior embryotoxon: An opaque ring formed around the cornea of the eye. It does not affect vision.
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Xanthomas: Fat deposits in areas like the skin, joints, muscle and tendons are called xanthomas.

Pruritus: Itching often caused due to the buildup of bilirubin in the liver.

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