secondary biliary cirrhosis


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secondary biliary cirrhosis

[¦sek·ən‚der·ē ‚bil·ē‚er·ē sə′rō·səs]
(medicine)
A type of cirrhosis caused by obstruction of the bile duct by calculi (stones).
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Pollak, "Emphysematous cholecystitis resulting in secondary biliary cirrhosis: a rare complication of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography," ACG Case Reports Journal, vol.
In symptomatic patients (cholangitis, cholecystitis, CBD stones, and secondary biliary cirrhosis) the portal biliopathy can be addressed with endoscopic treatments like ERCP (stricture dilation, stenting).
Typically, most of these children will have undergone a Kasai's procedure that has failed to establish bile flow, and transplantation is necessitated by the development of secondary biliary cirrhosis.