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primary biliar cirrhosis

Milagros Dávalos, Rossana Román, Carla Bustios, Eduardo Zumaeta, Alejandro Yabar
Chronic liver disease is a clinical entity of different origins. It is most frequently caused by viral infection and alcohol consumption. The entities of immunological origin are listed in third place including autoimmune hepatitis, primary biliar cirrhosis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, as well as superposition syndromes. In Peru report of cases relating to autoimmune hepatitis are very few and its frequency is unknown. In 2002, autoimmune etiology represented 13% of all the cases admitted in the Hepathology Unit of Edgardo Rebagliati Martins National Hospital ("HNERM") for chronic hepatic disease...
October 2004: Revista de Gastroenterología del Perú: órgano Oficial de la Sociedad de Gastroenterología del Perú
Dragos Stojanović, Mirjana Stojanović, Predrag Milojević, Zorica Caparević, Dorde Lalosević, Dragan Radovanović
INTRODUCTION: Common bile duct calculi represent a pathologic entity involving obstructive icterus, cholangitis, hepatic cirrhosis or pancreatitits. Common bile duct calculi mostly have a secondary origin (from gallbladder) in 95% of cases, while primary choledocholithiasis is rare. CLASSIFICATION: From surgical aspect, common bile duct calculi can be: 1. Asymptomatic, without manifested symptoms or signs, 2. Mobile, with intermittent biliar obstruction and disobstruction, 3...
January 2003: Medicinski Pregled
J Alcocer, R Herrera, C Lavalle, J Gudiño, A Fraga
One case of the association of primary biliar cirrhosis and systemic sclerosis progressive (SSP) is described (Reynold's syndrome). This association has been reported in 21 patients. In our case the signs of liver disease precede two years the appearence of SSP. A review of the patients with Reynold's syndrome reported is done and compared with the present case. Diagnostic approach and management of this association is also discussed.
January 1978: Revista de Gastroenterología de México
Y Salembier, A Dupont, M Bleuez, J Paris
The characteristics of the primary sclerosing cholangitis are a diffuse inflammation with fibrous thickening and narrowing of the biliar ducts. Two observations replying to strict characteristics are related. From attacks of angiocholitis, the disease generally progresses till a parmanent icterus and death occurs in a state of biliar cirrhosis. In the liver, the micro pathology consists in fibrous rings constricting the segmentary interlobular ducts. The diagnostic is mainly difficult and the prognostic is fatal in average time of 4 years of evolution althought we used corticoids that were administrated by local method as well as in the classical general way...
1977: Journal de Chirurgie
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