cholangiolitic hepatitis


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chol·an·gi·o·lit·ic hep·a·ti·tis

hepatitis with inflammatory changes around small bile ducts, producing mainly obstructive jaundice; may be due to viral or bacterial infection of ascending biliary tree because of obstruction.

chol·an·gi·o·lit·ic hep·a·ti·tis

(kō-lan'jē-ō-lit'ik hep'ă-tī'tis)
Liver disease with inflammatory changes around small bile ducts, producing mainly obstructive jaundice; may be due to viral infection or bacterial infection.