5 - Primary sclerosing cholangitis without jaundice in a seventeen years old male-case report
Binnur Tağtekin Sezer, Önder Sezer, Şuayip Oygen, Can K. Çalışkan, Fatih Borlu
Primary sclerosing cholangitis is an idiopathic, chronic and progressive liver disease which takes place as the inflamation, fibrosis and obliteration of the intrahepatic and extrahepatic bile ducts. It most commonly occurs in young men about forties. Primary sclerosing cholangitis is usually associated with inflamatory bowel disease.Inflamatory bowel disease and primary sclerosing cholangitis are seen together in men twice as in women. But primary sclerosing cholangitis especially seens in women without another disease. Usually first symptoms are jaundice and pruritus. In this case, our subject is an 17 years old male who has abdominal pain but no other diseases.
Keywords: Sclerosing cholangitis, liver, magnetic resonance, cholangiopankreatography
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