"Liver Cirrhosis, Biliary" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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FIBROSIS of the hepatic parenchyma due to obstruction of BILE flow (CHOLESTASIS) in the intrahepatic or extrahepatic bile ducts (BILE DUCTS, INTRAHEPATIC; BILE DUCTS, EXTRAHEPATIC). Primary biliary cirrhosis involves the destruction of small intra-hepatic bile ducts and bile secretion. Secondary biliary cirrhosis is produced by prolonged obstruction of large intrahepatic or extrahepatic bile ducts from a variety of causes.
|Biliary Cirrhosis, Secondary
- Biliary Cirrhosis, Secondary
- Cirrhosis, Secondary Biliary
- Liver Cirrhosis, Obstructive
- Obstructive Liver Cirrhosis
- Secondary Biliary Cirrhosis
Biliary Cirrhosis, Primary
- Biliary Cirrhosis, Primary
- Biliary Cirrhosis, Primary, 1
- Cholangitis, Chronic Nonsuppurative Destructive
- Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
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