What causes (rare) cholestasis in paediatric patients?

Diagnostic algorithms are essential to reliably reach a diagnosis in order to promptly initiate specific, and in many cases, life-saving therapy.1

Diagnostic algorithms for cholestasis

MISTAKES TO AVOID AT ALL COSTS 1

Age definitions2

Newborn/neonate: 0-30 days

Infant: 1 month to 2 years

Child: 6-12 years

MISTAKES TO AVOID AT ALL COSTS

Age definitions2

Newborn/neonate: 0-30 days

Infant: 1 month to 2 years

Child: 6-12 years

1. Gonzales E, Jacquemin E. Cholestases néonatales. Pédiatrie 2006:4-060-A-15.

2. 2007; Position paper: Paediatric age categories to be used in differentiating between listing on a model essential medicines list for children. Accessed at World Health Organization at http://archives.who.int/eml/expcom/children/Items/PositionPaperAgeGroups.pdf on April 2020.