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primary biliary cirrhosis

^ http://www.ebi.ac.uk/efo/EFO_1001486


An autoimmune inflammatory disorder characterized by destruction of the small intrahepatic bile ducts. It affects predominantly females and it may lead to cirrhosis and liver failure. Patients have antimitochondrial and antinuclear antibodies in the peripheral blood.

Synonyms: primary biliary cholangitis

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MedDRA definition citation

MedDRA:10036680

SNOMEDCT definition citation

SNOMEDCT:31712002

UMLS definition citation

UMLS:C0008312

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Gautier Koscielny, Dani Welter

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