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Sclerosing cholangitis

Abstract:

Primary sclerosing cholangitis is a chronic cholestatic liver disease of unknown etiology that causes progressive obliterative fibrosis of the biliary tree, ultimately leading to death from liver failure or cholangiocarcinoma. The majority of patients have a circulating antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody, which does not have a high enough sensitivity to be a good disease marker. Patients with ulcerative colitis and sclerosing cholangitis are at a higher risk for the development of colonic dy...

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Martins, EB More by this author
Chapman, RW More by this author
Journal:
CURRENT OPINION IN GASTROENTEROLOGY
Volume:
14
Issue:
5
Pages:
408-412
Publication date:
1998-09-05
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ISSN:
0267-1379
URN:
uuid:0b4e870c-da44-4471-a1ce-86846de65c8c
Source identifiers:
171702
Local pid:
pubs:171702
Language:
English

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