Posts Tagged ‘biliary cirrhosis primary’

Vanishing Bile Duct Syndrome

Vanishing Bile Duct Syndrome Description.  Vanishing bile duct syndrome (VBDS) is a rare but serious outcome and complication of drug induced liver injury marked clinically by chronic cholestasis and histologically by loss of intrahepatic bile ducts.  VBDS typically occurs after a bout of severe cholestatic hepatitis, often with immunoallergic features. Latency to Onset.  VBDS is…

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Primary Biliary Cirrhosis – A Good Introduction

Primary Biliary Cirrhosis Primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) is a condition that slowly damages the bile ducts in the liver. In time, the flow of bile is restricted and bile builds up in the liver. This damages liver cells which in some cases leads to cirrhosis (scarring of the liver). Common early symptoms are itch and…

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