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

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

Revised: 14 November 2017, last major update May 2012

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PubMed Search: Autoimmune cholangitis[TI] liver

Cite this page: Arora, K. Autoimmune cholangitis. website. Accessed July 21st, 2018.
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

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Case of the Week #351:

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IgG4 related case