cholestatic hepatitis


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cho·le·stat·ic hep·a·ti·tis

jaundice with bile stasis in inflamed intrahepatic bile ducts; usually due to toxic effects of a drug.

cholestatic hepatitis

jaundice with bile stasis in inflamed intrahepatic bile ducts, usually caused by the toxic effects of a drug. Signs are persistent jaundice, itching, and elevated alkaline phosphatase levels. These signs usually abate when the hepatitis remits. See also cholestasis, hepatitis. cholestatic, adj.

cho·le·stat·ic hep·a·ti·tis

(kō-les-tatik hepă-tītis)
Liver disorder produced by inspissated bile or bile plugs in small biliary passages in the liver.
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The protracted cholestatic hepatitis observed with the use of Prostata[R] also deserves comment.
In 1997, Hamid et al (3) reported a case of persistent cholestatic hepatitis following only a 2 week exposure to Prostata, an herbal preparation containing saw palmetto; there are, however, fewer reports of herbal medications causing acute pancreatitis.
Two of the cases presented here had jaundice; cholestatic hepatitis from EBV has recently been reviewed, although the mechanism remains obscure as there is no biliary obstruction noted on imaging studies.
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Ten Pas A, Quinn EL: Cholestatic hepatitis following the administration of sodium oxacillin.