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Primary sclerosing cholangitis.

Abstract:

Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a chronic cholestatic liver disease of unknown aetiology characterised by inflammation and fibrosis of the biliary tree. The mean age at diagnosis is 40 years and men are affected twice as often as women. There is a reported annual incidence of PSC of 0.9-1.31/100,000 and point prevalence of 8.5-13.6/100,000. The onset of PSC is usually insidious and many patients are asymptomatic at diagnosis or have mild symptoms only such as fatigue, abdominal discom...

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10.1186/1750-1172-1-41

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
Orphanet journal of rare diseases
Volume:
1
Pages:
41
Publication date:
2006-01-01
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1750-1172
ISSN:
1750-1172
Source identifiers:
171679
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:171679
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uuid:9bc28f1d-053f-476a-a7cc-964773ee3872
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pubs:171679
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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