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Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts-nontumor

Biliary tract disease

Cholangitis lenta


Reviewers: Komal Arora, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 12 May 2012, last major update May 2012
Copyright: (c) 2004-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Also called bile ductular cholestasis
● Common cause of jaundice after persistent fever or sepsis

Micro description
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● Dilated, peripherally located ductules that contain inspissated bile
● Neutrophilic infiltrate

Differential diagnosis
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● Large duct obstruction (dilated ducts are in center of triads, not peripheral)

Additional references
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Hum Pathol 1982;13:19

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