cholestasis


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Related to cholestasis: intrahepatic cholestasis, cholestasis of pregnancy

cho·le·sta·sis

 (kō′lĭ-stā′sĭs)
n.
Suppression of biliary flow.

cho′le·stat′ic (-stăt′ĭk) adj.

cholestasis

(ˌkəʊlɪˈsteɪsɪs)
n
(Pathology) the medical condition characterized by the inability of bile to pass normally out of the liver due to blockage or impairment

cho•le•sta•sis

(ˌkoʊ ləˈsteɪ sɪs, -ˈstæs ɪs, ˌkɒl ə-)

n.
impairment of the flow of bile.
[1930–35]
cho`le•stat′ic (-ˈstæt ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cholestasis - a condition in which little or no bile is secreted or the flow of bile into the digestive tract is obstructedcholestasis - a condition in which little or no bile is secreted or the flow of bile into the digestive tract is obstructed
disorder, upset - a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
Translations

cho·le·sta·sis

, cholestasia
n. colestasis, estasis biliar.

cholestasis

n colestasis f; intrahepatic — of pregnancy colestasis intrahepática del embarazo
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It turned out Katherine was suffering from obstetric cholestasis, a liver disorder that occurs in less than one in 100 pregnancies in the UK, where normal flow of bile out of the liver is reduced, increasing the risk of having a premature or stillborn baby.
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In some predisposed women, the metabolic changes are adequately severe to lead to development of gestational disorders of pregnancy including gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP).
with chronic cholestasis (accumulation of bile acids in the liver) and
Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) today announced that the 13-week Phase 2 IMAGO trial of its investigational compound SHP625 (LUM001) did not meet the primary or secondary endpoints in the study of 20 pediatric patients with Alagille syndrome (ALGS), a rare, life-threatening genetic disorder that presents with chronic cholestasis (accumulation of bile acids in the liver) and severe pruritus (itching).
Sickle cell intrahepatic cholestasis (SCIC), one of the syndromes secondary to sickle cell hepatopathy, is a rare but potentially fatal complication of sickle cell disease.
She spent the last five weeks of her pregnancy in hospital suffering from obstetric cholestasis, a rare condition in the liver of pregnant women.
Although opisthorchiasis is not frequently reported in Europe, it should be considered in cases of unexplained acute febrile eosinophilic syndrome with cholestasis, especially when patients confirm the ingestion of raw or undercooked aquatic products.
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It demonstrated marked cholestasis and a paucity of bile ducts (Figs 1 and 2).
PNALD is an umbrella term that encompasses several conditions, including cholestasis, which results from a buildup of excess bile acids in the liver, and steatosis, which--as its "fatty liver" nickname implies--occurs when there is too much fat in the liver.