Byler disease

(bīl′ĕr)

ABBR: ByD A lethal, recessively inherited defect mapped to chromosome 18, that produces cholestasis, diarrhea, jaundice and intense pruritus early in childhood. Death from liver disease occurs by adolescence. A high incidence of retinitis pigmentosa is associated with this disease, and mental retardation is frequently seen in affected children. Death from liver disease occurs by adolescence.
SYN: SEE: progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis

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