Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

Clinical presentation:

In middle aged women + itching + xanthalesma

 

Diagnosis:

  • ↑ ALP + normal bilirubin
  • Most accurate: Antimitochondrial antibody, liver biopsy

 

Treatment:

Ursodeoxycholic acid

 


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References:

  • Master the boards
  • Kaplan step 2 videos

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