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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 377-382
Patent ductus venosus presenting with cholestatic jaundice in an infant with successful trans-catheter closure using a vascular plug device


1 Department of Radiology, Steve Biko Academic Hospital, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
2 Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Steve Biko Academic Hospital, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
3 Department of Paediatric Cardiology, Steve Biko Academic Hospital, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa

Correspondence Address:
Anith Chacko
Department of Radiology, Level 5, Steve Biko Academic Hospital, Steve Biko Road, Gezina, Pretoria - 0002
South Africa
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0971-3026.190419

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Persistent ductus venosus as a cause of cholestatic jaundice is very rare. Treatment varies, but is usually reserved for infants in whom complications develop. We report a 5-week-old female infant with cholestatic jaundice caused by a patent ductus venosus and subsequent successful treatment via a transcatheter occlusion using a vascular plug device.


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