recurrent pyogenic cholangitis


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re·cur·rent py·o·gen·ic chol·an·gi·tis

repeated attacks of cholangitis, most commonly noted among Asians living in Asia, associated with the presence of multiple intrahepatic and extrahepatic bile duct stricutures and stones.
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Recurrent pyogenic cholangitis is a progressive disease characterized clinically by recurrent episodes of bacterial cholangitis.
Inflammatory pseudotumor of the liver in patients with recurrent pyogenic cholangitis: CT-histopathologic correlation.
(6) The differential diagnosis includes primary sclerosing cholangitis and recurrent pyogenic cholangitis, though both of these conditions usually cause stricturing and dilatation of both the intra- and extrahepatic biliary tree, in contrast to Caroli's disease, which affects only intrahepatic ducts.

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