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A complication of ulcerative colitis in which the bile ducts become narrow and develop irregularities.
- ‘Intrinsic lesions of the bile duct (strictures, sclerosing cholangitis, cholangiocarcinoma) are less common.’
- ‘Many patients with sclerosing cholangitis also have ulcerative colitis.’
- ‘Primary sclerosing cholangitis associated with ulcerative colitis is twofold more common in men than women.’
- ‘Primary sclerosing cholangitis is associated with ulcerative colitis in 75% of cases, although the two may develop at different times.’
- ‘Primary sclerosing cholangitis is frequently associated with ulcerative colitis.’
1980s: sclerosing from the verb sclerose (back-formation from sclerosed); cholangitis from Greek khole bile + angeion vessel + -itis.
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