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Sclerosing cholangitis.

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PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Primary sclerosing cholangitis is a chronic cholestatic liver disease characterized by strictures of the biliary tree complicated by cirrhosis and cholangiocarcinoma. It is immune mediated although the precise etiology remains unknown. RECENT FINDINGS: Research into etiopathogenesis, epidemiology, the relationship with inflammatory bowel disease, diagnosis of cholangiocarcinoma, medical therapy, and the outcome of liver transplantation are discussed. SUMMARY: It is likely ...

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Journal:
Current opinion in gastroenterology
Volume:
22
Issue:
3
Pages:
288-293
Publication date:
2006-05-05
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EISSN:
1531-7056
ISSN:
0267-1379
URN:
uuid:f545cb6a-5f36-4703-9411-bc0629437e93
Source identifiers:
181593
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pubs:181593

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