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

Author: Komal Arora, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 15 November 2017, last major update May 2012

Copyright: (c) 2002-2017,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Ascending cholangitis[mh] liver

Cite this page: Arora, K. Ascending cholangitis. website. Accessed July 18th, 2018.
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