extrahepatic cholestasis

extrahepatic cholestasis

cholestasis occurring outside the liver, caused by blockage of a bile duct or ducts. It may be caused by a tumor or stricture, a gallstone or other damage in the duct, pancreatitis, or other causes.
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Furthermore, the mechanisms that affect adhesion molecules and junctional complexes and their significance in primary sclerosing cholangitis and extrahepatic cholestasis are elucidated.
Vitamin A supplementation alleviates extrahepatic cholestasis liver injury through Nrf2 activation.
Patients were considered eligible if they met the inclusion criteria: patients undergoing ERCP on an elective basis due to deranged liver function tests and/or extrahepatic cholestasis, both gender, and age between 18 and 80 years.
Hence, it would be worth considering other causes of both intra- and extrahepatic cholestasis in this case, e.
Application of keratin immunocytochemistry and sirius red staining in evaluating intrahepatic changes with acute extrahepatic cholestasis due to hepatic duct carcinoma.
Higher levels suggest that extrahepatic cholestasis is an unlikely diagnosis.
An increase in urinary bilirubin is nearly always indicative of a corresponding increase in the serum direct fraction attributable to intrahepatic or extrahepatic cholestasis.

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