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Langner, C; Denk, H.
Chronic cholangitis
Pathologe. 2001; 22(6):375-387
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Autor/innen der Med Uni Graz:
Denk Helmut
Langner Cord
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Abstract:
The term chronic cholangitis comprises a heterogeneous group of intra- and/or extrahepatic diseases that may either be bacterially caused or immunologically mediated. In this review, we will focus on the latter and present the clinicopathological and pathogenetic aspects of primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) and primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC). The histopathological criteria are defined and differential diagnosis is discussed. Particular emphasis is given to overlap syndromes of PBC and PSC with autoimmune hepatitis. Finally, a diagnostic algorithm is presented.
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Bile Ducts, Intrahepatic - pathology
Biopsy - pathology
Cholangitis - etiology
Cholangitis, Sclerosing - pathology
Chronic Disease - pathology
Diagnosis, Differential - pathology
Hepatitis, Autoimmune - pathology
Humans - pathology
Liver - pathology
Liver Cirrhosis, Biliary - pathology

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chronic cholangitis
primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC)
primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC)
overlap syndromes
differential diagnosis
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