Congenital Liver Defects
Congenital liver defects are rare liver diseases present at birth such as biliary atresia, when the bile ducts are absent or have developed abnormally, and choledochal cyst, a malformation of the hepatic duct that can obstruct flow of bile in infants.
The Liver and Hepatitis Program at Massachusetts General Hospital provides expert consultation and state-of-the-art care for patients with acute and chronic liver conditions, including curative therapies for hepatitis C virus (HCV)
The Neonatal Hepatology Program draws on the expertise of several specialties, including Neonatology, Pediatric Hepatology, Pediatric Nutrition, Pediatric Surgery, Medical Genetics and Metabolism and Pediatric Imaging.
The Pediatric Liver and Biliary Disease Center at Mass General for Children diagnoses and treats infants, children and adolescents with diverse hepatic, biliary and pancreatic disorders.
The Pediatric Surgery service at Mass General for Children is an international referral center for the complete spectrum of general and thoracic pediatric and neonatal surgical services.
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