This journal only 2002, Number 1 Rev Mex Pediatr 2002; 69 (1) Atypical case of bile-plug syndrome Maltos VW, Garza PA, Ochoa CMG, Pérez MPY, Rodríguez BR, Rodríguez BI, Jiménez GG Full text How to cite this article Language: Spanish References: 7 Page: 29-31 PDF size: 112.37 Kb. Key words: Newborn, bile-plug syndrome, neonatal jaundice. ABSTRACT The clinical case of a male infant of 21 days of age is reported. He was admitted due to acolic feces, abdominal distention and fever. It was consider as potencially septic newborn, so appropriate treatment was indicated. An abdominal ultrasonography show an increase choledocal size and a terminal sac, the cholangiography corroborate this finding. A cholecystectomy was done leaving a T-catheter. He was discharge in good condition. REFERENCES Germiller, Strouse. Early presentation of choledochal cyst transiently obstructed by an inspissated bile plug. J Pediatr Surg 1997; 32: 1522-25. Brown. Bile plug syndrome: successful management with a mucolyt agent. J Pediatr Surg 1990; 25: 351-53. Jacquemin, Lykavieris, Choaui. Transient neonatal cholestasis: origin and outcome. J Pediatr 1998; 10: 563-67. Lang EV. Spontaneous resolution of bile-plug syndrome. ARJ 1991; 156: 1225-26. Costol F. Biliar tract disease in children. Pediatr Clin North America 1996; 43: 01-24. Likavieris B. Neonatal cholestasis as the presenting feature in cystic fibrosis. Arch Dis Child 1996; 75: 67-70. Berntein J. Bile-plug syndrome: a correctable cause of obstructive jaundice in infants. Pediatrics 1969; 43: 273-76.