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Happening in the bile ducts, Sclerosing Cholangitis leads to inflammation and obliterative fibrosis. In the long run, it also causes acute damage to the liver. Symptoms here include Pruritus or very severe form of itching. Alongside, one last experiences fever and jaundice or even scleral icterus. The colour of the urine tends to change here to and the patient would have malabsorption issues.
HOW IS SCLEROSING CHOLANGITIS DIAGNOSED?
The tests and procedures to diagnose the condition include liver function test, MRI of the bile duct, x-rays of the bile duct and liver biopsy. However, a general physician may suspect the condition from blood tests that were conducted for any unrelated condition.
HOW IS SCLEROSING CHOLANGITIS TREATED?
Treatment may be based on symptoms and medications may be given for itching or frequent infections. Blockages in the bile ducts may be cleared with stent or balloon dilation. Liver transplant is the only known cure for Sclerosing Cholangitis.
DID YOU KNOW?
Many patients suffering from Sclerosing Cholangitis are asymptomatic.