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Can I develop biliary atresia as an adult?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Adults do not develop biliary atresia. Biliary atresia is a congenital condition. It is present from birth. This condition only affects newborn infants.

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