Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts - nontumor
Biliary tract disease
Cholangitis lenta



Topic Completed: 1 May 2012

Revised: 25 April 2019

Revised: 24 January 2019, last major update May 2012

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Komal Arora, M.D.
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Definition / general
  • Also called bile ductular cholestasis
  • Common cause of jaundice after persistent fever or sepsis
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Dilated, peripherally located ductules that contain inspissated bile
  • Neutrophilic infiltrate
Differential diagnosis
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