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Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a chronic liver disease caused by progressive inflammation and scarring of the bile ducts of the liver. The inflammation impedes the flow of bile to the gut, which can ultimately lead to liver cirrhosis, liver failure and liver cancer. The underlying cause of the inflammation is believed to be autoimmunity. The definitive treatment is liver transplantation.
Primary sclerosing cholangitis is characterized by recurrent episodes of cholangitis (inflammation of the bile ducts), with progressive biliary scarring and obstruction. (Wikipedia)
Hello my name is matt jones. I was diagnosed with PSC a few weeks ago. I was having horrible stomach pain right below the rib cage on the right side. I went to the er and had an untra sound done and…Continue
I was diagnosed with PSC in 1993. Other than the temporary placement of a stent in my common bile duct in 1998 to open it up, my condition has been stable until recently. For the first time ever, I…Continue
The SCD is really a miracle for my mom.her UC is gone and there are no symptoms.It is also good for PSC as it is gluten free.with milk thistle supplement her LFTs normalized.she never had any…Continue
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