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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Proper case management is very important as prolonged biliary duct obstruction can lead to the development of ascending cholangitis or later on secondary biliary cirrhosis.