cholangitis


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Related to cholangitis: sclerosing cholangitis, Primary sclerosing cholangitis
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Noun1.cholangitis - inflammation of the bile ducts
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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chol·an·gi·tis

, cholangeitis, cholangiitis
n. colangitis, infl. de los conductos biliares.

cholangitis

n colangitis f
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A 66-year-old male initially presented in 2002 with ascending cholangitis and was found to have intrahepatic biliary duct dilatation consistent with Caroli's disease.
Gallstones present with severe abdominal pain and certain complications including cholangitis and pancreatitis and can be fatal.
West Ham co-owner David Gold is also unwell and was yesterday in hospital being treated for cholangitis and septicaemia.
The presence of underlying disease, such as primary sclerosing cholangitis, should be included in the pathology report.
co/id/170359), a 28-year-old woman, Kim Lute, who has experienced two liver transplants secondary to primary sclerosing cholangitis, comments, "I don't see myself as some sort of 'other,' representing all that can go wrong.
This minimises the known risk of malignancy and the development of recurrent cholangitis or pancreatitis that may occur with these cystic lesions.
Pancreatic pseudocysts, chronic pancreatitis, sclerosing cholangitis, benign bile duct strictures or parasites in the bile duct are less common causes.
The imaging findings often mimic that of sclerosing cholangitis with a predominant feature of biliary strictures.
14) Although occlusion of the RHA is usually well tolerated because collaterals from the diaphragm and retroperitoneum support the liver, (11,15) the development of intrahepatic abscess, (11) ischemic necrosis of the right hepatic lobe, (11) recurrent episodes of cholangitis and subsequent secondary biliary cirrhosis, (11) as well as liver atrophy, have been reported as long-term complications, which might require liver resection for successful treatment.
Lord Owen, who trained as a doctor, said: "I believe the cholangitis that Eden suffered with a temperature of 106 degrees combined with the drugs he was taking, the purple hearts, explained why he took such an extraordinary decision on October 14 to consider colluding with the French and the Israelis.
When stone extraction is incomplete or failed, biliary drainage should be established to prevent stone impaction and cholangitis.
To determine the best dose of sertraline for itching, the investigators first performed an open-label dose-escalation study in 21 patients with chronic pruritus due to primary biliary cirrhosis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, chronic hepatitis-C cirrhosis, or postnecrotic cirrhosis.