Jaundice as the first manifestation of primary biliary cirrhosis during pregnancy: measurement of portal vein blood flow.

Abstract

Primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) is a progressive liver disease commonly affecting elderly people. Later childbearing age has increased the likelihood of encountering pregnant women with PBC, about which few reports have been published. Jaundice generally indicates a progressive stage of PBC; serum total bilirubin (TB) >3.0 mg/dL may require liver… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0756.2011.01645.x

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