Primary biliary cirrhosis

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DDx

  • Secondary biliary cirrhosis: chronic obstruction due to stone, biliary stricture, bile duct carcinoma
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis
  • Infiltrative liver disease, eg, tuberculosis (TB), sarcoidosis, lymphoma, amyloidosis
  • Cholestatic drug toxicity, eg, chlorpromazine
  • Inflammatory bowel disease complicated by cholestatic liver disease
  • Chronic hepatitis, eg, viral, autoimmune
  • Fascioliasis (sheep liver fluke)

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Last updated: December 1, 2014