pericholangitis


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pericholangitis

[¦per·ē‚kō‚lan′jīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the tissues around the bile ducts or the interlobular bile capillaries.
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Four different mechanisms have been described in the literature as causes of obstructive jaundice secondary to hepatobiliary tuberculosis: porta hepatis TB lymphadenitis causing extrinsic compression of the common bile duct [5, 8, 10-13], head of pancreas involvement mimicking a pseudoneoplasm and obstructive the distal common bile duct [10, 14-18], a retroperitoneal mass caused by TB obstructing the distal bile duct [19], and a direct involvement of biliary epithelium or pericholangitis resulting in a single or multiple strictures mimicking cholangiocarcinoma [20-22].
Microscopic examination revealed severe portal inflammation, pericholangitis, hepatic cholestasis and lymphocytes in the gallbladder.
0.017 0.151 1.463 Control mg/L mg/L mg/L (6 m, (6 m, (6 m, (6 m, Tissues 9 m) 9 m) 9 m) 9 m) Gallbladders examined 46, 53 32, 46 44, 47 31, 47 Cholecystitis, granulomatous 0, 0 0, 0 0, 0 0, 0 Concretions 0, 0 0, 0 0, 1 0, 3 Cystic duct concretions 0, 0 0, 0 1, 0 0, 0 Cystic duct dilatation 0, 0 0, 0 1, 0 1, 2 Cystic duct hyperplasia 0, 0 0, 0 0, 0 0, 0 Epithelium hyperplasia 0, 0 0, 0 1, 1 0, 2 Livers examined 47, 53 34, 46 46, 47 34, 49 Bile duct concretions 0, 0 0, 1 0, 0 0, 2 Bile duct dilatation 1, 4 1, 5 1, 11 1, 9 Bile duct epithelium 0, 0 0, 0 0, 0 1, 0 hyperplasia Bile duct hyperplasia 0, 0 0, 0 0, 2 2, 1 Pericholangitis, 0, 0 0, 0 0, 0 0, 1 granulomatous m, months.