Cholangitis

  • (noun): Inflammation of the bile ducts.

Some articles on cholangitis:

Secondary Sclerosing Cholangitis
... Secondary sclerosing cholangitis abbreviated as (SSC) is a disease that is morphologically similar to primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) but that originates from a ... Thus, the diagnosis of PSC requires the exclusion of secondary causes of sclerosing cholangitis and recognition of associated conditions that may potentially imitate its classic ... It has been clearly demonstrated sclerosing cholangitis can develop after an episode of severe bacterial cholangitis ...
Ascending Cholangitis - Treatment - Cholecystectomy
... Not all gallstones implicated in ascending cholangitis actually originate from the gallbladder, but cholecystectomy (surgical removal of the gallbladder) is generally recommended in people who have been treated for ... risk of recurrent biliary pain, jaundice, further episodes of cholangitis, and need for further ERCP or related procedures the risk of death is also significantly ...
Ulcerative Colitis - Prognosis - Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
... association with primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), a progressive inflammatory disorder of small and large bile ducts ... ulcerative colitis may progress to develop primary sclerosing cholangitis ...
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis - Related Diseases
... Primary sclerosing cholangitis is associated with cholangiocarcinoma, a cancer of the biliary tree, and the lifetime risk for PSC sufferers is 10-15% ... for cholangiocarcinoma in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis is encouraged, but there is no general consensus on the modality and interval of ... of patients with ulcerative colitis may progress to develop primary sclerosing cholangitis and approximately 70% of people with primary sclerosing cholangitis ...
Ascending Cholangitis
... Ascending cholangitis or acute cholangitis (or sometimes cholangitis without a modifier - from Greek chol-, bile + ang-, vessel + itis-, inflammation) is an infection of the bile duct (cholangitis ... Cholangitis can be life-threatening, and is regarded as a medical emergency ...