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

Topic Completed: 1 May 2012

Revised: 25 April 2019

Revised: 23 January 2019, last major update May 2012

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

PubMed Search: Autoimmune cholangitis[TI] liver

Komal Arora, M.D.
Page views in 2018: 882
Page views in 2019 to date: 695
Cite this page: Arora K. Autoimmune cholangitis. website. Accessed September 20th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Positive antinuclear antibody, negative antimitochondrial antibody
Case reports
  • 55 year old man with common hepatic duct stricture due to IgG4 related sclerosing cholangitis (Case of the Week #351)
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Ductopenia with bile duct damage similar to primary biliary cirrhosis, mild chronic active hepatitis-like portal changes, bile ductular proliferation
  • Variable granulomas
Microscopic (histologic) images

Images hosted on PathOut server:

Case of the Week #351:

Images hosted on other servers:

IgG4 related case

Back to top