Differential diagnosis, laboratory tests and histology in 245 patients with cholestasis.

@article{Staji1979DifferentialDL,
  title={Differential diagnosis, laboratory tests and histology in 245 patients with cholestasis.},
  author={Mihajlo Staji{\'c} and J. Milosavljevi{\'c} and A. Begi{\'c}-Janev},
  journal={Acta hepato-gastroenterologica},
  year={1979},
  volume={26 5},
  pages={
          375
        }
}
In the course of 4 years, among 11,738 admissions there were 245 (2.08%) patients with cholestasis (106 women and 139 men). Intrahepatic cholestasis (i.c.) was detected in 46.5%, and extrahepatic (e.c.) in 53.5%. The most frequent cause of i.c. were alcoholic and nonalcoholic chr. liver disease (fatty liver, chr. hepatitis, cirrhosis) (37% and 30%), acute viral hepatitis (15%) and toxic liver injury (14%) respectively. The causes of e.c. were: choledocholithiasis (44%), cancer of the pancreatic… CONTINUE READING