Cholangitis, Sclerosing

Kolangit, skleroserande

Svensk definition

Kronisk, icke-bakteriell, inflammatorisk tilltäppning av gallvägarna. Ungefär hälften av fall är associerade med ulcerös kolit. Tillståndet avhjälps med ballongutvidgning eller genom operation.

Engelsk definition

Chronic inflammatory disease of the BILIARY TRACT. It is characterized by fibrosis and hardening of the intrahepatic and extrahepatic biliary ductal systems leading to bile duct strictures, CHOLESTASIS, and eventual BILIARY CIRRHOSIS.

Svenska synonymer

Skleroserande kolangit

Engelska synonymer

Cholangitides, Sclerosing Sclerosing Cholangitides Sclerosing Cholangitis Cholangiitis, Sclerosing Cholangiitides, Sclerosing Sclerosing Cholangiitides Sclerosing Cholangiitis Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis Cholangitides, Primary Sclerosing Primary Sclerosing Cholangitides Sclerosing Cholangitides, Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis, Primary Cholangitis, Primary Sclerosing