Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts - nontumor
Biliary tract disease
Ascending cholangitis

Topic Completed: 1 May 2012

Revised: 25 April 2019

Revised: 23 January 2019, last major update May 2012

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PubMed Search: Ascending cholangitis[mh] liver

Komal Arora, M.D.
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Cite this page: Arora K. Ascending cholangitis. website. Accessed June 26th, 2019.
Definition / general
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Neutrophils within lumina of interlobular bile ducts
  • Large ducts may be destroyed and replaced by scar or atretic ducts
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