Alagille Syndrome Clinical Care Program

What is Alagille Syndrome?

Alagille syndrome — also known as Alagille-Watson syndrome, syndromic bile duct paucity and arteriohepatic dysplasia — is an autosomal dominant inherited disorder associated with liver, heart, eye and skeletal abnormalities, as well as characteristic facial features. Individuals with AGS may have:

Characteristic facial features

Liver problems

Congenital cardiac (heart) abnormalities

Ocular (eye) abnormalities

Renal (kidney) abnormalities

Skeletal abnormalities

Reviewed by: Binita M. Kamath, MD
Date: January 2009

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