Cholestatic liver disease

Andrea A. Gossard, Jayant A. Talwalkar

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Cholestatic liver disease may involve both extrahepatic and intrahepatic bile ducts, or may be limited to one or the other. Cholestasis may be due primary bile duct disease or secondary causes such as stones or tumors. Care of the patient with cholestasis depends on identifying the probable cause, initiating appropriate treatment or intervention, and the recognition and management of potential complications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)73-85
Number of pages13
JournalMedical Clinics of North America
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2014


  • Bile duct obstruction
  • Biliary tract disease
  • Cholestasis
  • Cholestatic liver disease
  • Primary biliary cirrhosis
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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