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Primary sclerosing cholangitis and pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3808526     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Primary sclerosing cholangitis is a chronic, fibrosing, inflammatory disorder of unknown etiology affecting the biliary tree. We describe a case of a pregnancy complicated by this condition. Remarkably, maternal cholestasis improved with advancing gestation. Despite a marked elevation of bile acid levels in cord blood, the patient was delivered of a healthy term infant. The principles of management and potential effects of primary sclerosing cholangitis on pregnancy care are discussed.
M B Landon; R D Soloway; L J Freedman; S G Gabbe
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  69     ISSN:  0029-7844     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  1987 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-03-17     Completed Date:  1987-03-17     Revised Date:  2009-11-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401101     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  457-60     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Bile Ducts / pathology*,  surgery
Cholangitis / drug therapy,  etiology*,  surgery
Cholestyramine Resin / therapeutic use
Pregnancy Complications / drug therapy,  etiology*,  surgery
Reg. No./Substance:
11041-12-6/Cholestyramine Resin

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