pericholangitis


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pericholangitis

 [per″ĭ-ko″lan-ji´tis]
inflammation of tissues surrounding the bile ducts; periangiocholitis.

per·i·cho·lan·gi·tis

(per'i-kō'lan-jī'tis),
Inflammation of the tissues around the bile ducts.
Synonym(s): periangiocholitis
[peri- + G. cholē, bile, + angeion, vessel, + -itis, inflammation]

pericholangitis

/peri·cho·lan·gi·tis/ (-ko″lan-ji´tis) inflammation of the tissues around the bile ducts.

pericholangitis

[per′əkō′lanjī′tis]
Etymology: Gk, peri + chole, bile, angeion, vessel, itis, inflammation
an inflammatory condition of the tissues surrounding the bile ducts in the liver. Pericholangitis is a complication of ulcerative colitis and portal hypertension. Treatment of the ulcerative colitis has little effect on the liver disease. See also ulcerative colitis.

per·i·chol·an·gi·tis

(per'i-kō-lan-jī'tis)
Inflammation of the tissues around the bile ducts.
[peri- + G. cholē, bile, + angeion, vessel, + -itis, inflammation]

pericholangitis

Inflammation of the biliary system in the liver.

pericholangitis

inflammation of tissues surrounding the bile ducts; periangiocholitis.
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