biliary cirrhosis


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Related to biliary cirrhosis: secondary biliary cirrhosis

biliary cirrhosis

[′bil·ē‚er·ē sə′rō·səs]
(medicine)
A progressive inflammatory disease of the liver due to obstruction of bile ducts.
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Genetic polymorphisms of vitamin D receptor and genetic polymorphisms of proteins that are implicated in vitamin D synthesis have been reported to play a role in CLD bone disorders, especially in primary biliary cirrhosis (21).
Primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) is an idiopathic chronic inflammatory, cholestatic, primarily T cell-mediated destruction of intra-hepatic microscopic bile ducts1.
Idiopathic adulthood ductopenia: a cause of chronic cholestatic liver disease and biliary cirrhosis.
Christine, a 49-year old female, knew nothing about the chronic disease primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC).
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It also reviews key players involved in the therapeutic development for Primary Biliary Cirrhosis and special features on late-stage and discontinued projects.
Primary biliary cirrhosis, hyperlipidemia, and atherosclerotic risk: a systematic review.
Primary biliary cirrhosis is an organ-specific autoimmune disease of the liver characterized by the presence of serum anti-mitochondrial antibodies (AMAs) and chronic nonsuppurative destructive cholangitis involving small-sized and medium-sized bile ducts with progressive fibrosis, leading to cirrhosis.
A snapshot of the global therapeutic scenario for Primary Biliary Cirrhosis.
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PCR testing alone showed increased levels of EBV DNA in the lungs in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, kidney in IgA nephropathy, and the liver in primary biliary cirrhosis.
The age and sex of the patient at the onset of primary biliary cirrhosis predict the severity of disease and the likelihood of response to treatment with ursodeoxycholic acid, reported Dr.