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Neonatal Med May;24(2):92-96.
Published online 2017 May 31
Copyright ⓒ 2017 Neonatal Medicine Neonatal Medicine
A Case of Fetal Cholelithiasis Related to Maternal Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy
Dong Keon Yon, M.D., Jae Woo An, M.D., Ji Hee Kim, M.D., Ji-Hyun Jeon, M.D., and Ju Sun Heo, M.D.
Department of Pediatrics, CHA Gangnam Medical Center, CHA University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Corresponding Author: Ju Sun Heo , Tel: +82-2-3468-2801 , Fax: +82-2-3468-2618 , Email: wnslatjsanf@hanmail.net
ABSTRACT
Despite the improved accuracy and increasing use of prenatal ultrasonography, fetal cholelithiasis is a rarely detected disease, and its natural history and clinical significance are not yet well defined. Many maternal and neonatal risk factors are associated with fetal cholelithiasis. Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy could be a risk factor for fetal cholelithiasis, but no case reports in previous literatures have demonstrated this relationship. We present a case of fetal cholelithiasis in the late third trimester of pregnancy that was related to intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy, along with a brief review of associated literatures.
Keywords: Cholelithiasis, Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy, Ultrasonography, Prenatal
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