Patients with small duct primary sclerosing cholangitis have a favourable long term prognosis.

@article{Bjrnsson2002PatientsWS,
  title={Patients with small duct primary sclerosing cholangitis have a favourable long term prognosis.},
  author={Einar Stef{\'a}n Bj{\"o}rnsson and Kirsten Muri Boberg and Sue Cullen and Kenneth Fleming and O. Clausen and Olav Fausa and Erik Schrumpf and Roger W. Chapman},
  journal={Gut},
  year={2002},
  volume={51 5},
  pages={731-5}
}
BACKGROUND Patients with cholestatic liver function tests and histological features of primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) but a normal cholangiogram are considered to have small duct PSC. The natural history of this condition is unknown. METHODS Thirty three patients with small duct PSC were identified among patients admitted for diagnostic workup of cholestatic liver function tests in one centre in the UK (Oxford) and one centre in Norway (Oslo). A total of 260 patients with large duct PSC… CONTINUE READING

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