Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

Clinical presentation:

  • Itching
  • Associated w\ IBD (accounts for 80%)

 

Diagnosis:

  • ↑ ALP + ↑ bilirubin + ↑ GTP
  • ERCP: beading of the biliary system
  • Antismooth muscle antibody
  • + ANCA

 

Treatment:

Ursodeoxycholic acid

 


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References:

  • Master the boards
  • Kaplan step 2 videos

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