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DEL VALLE DIAZ, Sergio; PINERA MARTINEZ, Marjoris; MEDINA GONZALEZ, Novelia  and  SANCHEZ VEGA, Juan. Cholestasis: an updated approach. MEDISAN [online]. 2017, vol.21, n.7, pp.876-900. ISSN 1029-3019.

It was possible to deepen in the topic of the obstructive icterus or cholestasis by means of an extensive literature review, mainly in the most important aspects of its definition, semiogenesis, classification, etiopathogenesis, clinical manifestations, laboratory and imagenological studies, besides diagnosis, clinical course, prognosis and treatment in this respect, with the objective of providing the most original elements of each of them, through a didactic approach and a scientific base, from the internist's optics, and in this way, to facilitate practical knowledge about the syndrome

Keywords : obstructive icterus; cholestasis; intrahepatic cholestasis; extrahepatic cholestasis; hyperbilirubinemia.

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