×
About 183 results

Primary biliary cholangitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/primary-biliary-cholangitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20376880

Sep 29th, 2021 - Diagnosis Your doctor will ask you about your health history and your family's health history, and perform a physical exam. The following tests and procedures may be used to diagnose primary biliary cholangitis. Blood tests: Liver tests. These blood tests check the levels of enzymes that may signal liver disease and bile duct injury. Antibody tests for signs of autoimmune disease. Blood tests m...

Primary biliary cholangitis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/primary-biliary-cholangitis/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20376886

Sep 29th, 2021 - Primary biliary cirrhosis care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Liver specialists (hepatologists), radiologists, pathologists and surgeons work together as a team to provide comprehensive and coordinated care for people with primary biliary cholangitis. Advanced diagnosis and treatment Mayo Clinic offers the latest diagnostic tests for primary biliary cholangitis, including magnetic re...

Primary biliary cholangitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/primary-biliary-cholangitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20376874

Sep 29th, 2021 - Overview Bile duct damage Open pop-up dialog box Close Bile duct damage Bile duct damage The bile ducts carry bile from your liver to your small intestine. When bile ducts become damaged, bile can back up into the liver, causing damage to liver cells. This damage can lead to liver failure. Primary biliary cholangitis, previously called primary biliary cirrhosis, is a chronic disease in which th...

Pancreatitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pancreatitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20360227

Sep 24th, 2021 - Overview Pancreatitis caused by gallstones Open pop-up dialog box Close Pancreatitis caused by gallstones Pancreatitis caused by gallstones Gallstones are a common cause of pancreatitis. Gallstones, produced in the gallbladder, can slip out of the gallbladder and block the bile duct, stopping pancreatic enzymes from traveling to the small intestine and forcing them back into the pancreas. The e...

Hilar cholangiocarcinoma - Overview - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hilar-cholangiocarcinoma/cdc-20354548

Sep 2nd, 2021 - Hilar cholangiocarcinoma Gallbladder and bile duct Open pop-up dialog box Close Gallbladder and bile duct Gallbladder and bile duct The gallbladder serves as a reservoir for a yellow-green fluid produced in your liver (bile). Bile flows from your liver into your gallbladder, where it's held until needed during the digestion of food. When you eat, your gallbladder releases bile into the bile duc...

Cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer) - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cholangiocarcinoma/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352416

Sep 2nd, 2021 - Cholangiocarcinoma care at Mayo Clinic Cholangiocarcinoma team members consult A multidisciplinary team collaborates to provide individualized, comprehensive care for people with bile duct cancer. Note: Items within this content were created prior to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and do not demonstrate proper pandemic protocols. Please follow all recommended Centers for Disea...

Cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cholangiocarcinoma/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352413

Sep 2nd, 2021 - Diagnosis Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography Open pop-up dialog box Close Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) uses a dye to highlight the bile ducts and pancreatic duct on X-ray images. A thin, flexible tube (endoscope) with a camera on the end is passed down your throat a...

Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer: What Is It
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/6135-extrahepatic-bile-duct-cancer

Jul 20th, 2021 - Overview What is extrahepatic bile duct cancer? Extrahepatic bile duct cancer is a rare disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the part of the bile duct that is outside your liver. Bile duct cancer itself is called cholangiocarcinoma. Extrahepatic means "outside the liver," so this type of cancer refers to cancer that begins in the bile duct outside your liver. What do the bile ducts...

Primary biliary cholangitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/primary-biliary-cholangitis-pbc/symptoms-causes/syc-20376874

Jun 22nd, 2021 - Overview Bile duct damage Open pop-up dialog box Close Bile duct damage Bile duct damage The bile ducts carry bile from your liver to your small intestine. When bile ducts become damaged, bile can back up into the liver, causing damage to liver cells. This damage can lead to liver failure. Primary biliary cholangitis, previously called primary biliary cirrhosis, is a chronic disease in which th...

Primary biliary cholangitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/primary-biliary-cholangitis-pbc/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20376880

Jun 22nd, 2021 - Diagnosis Your doctor will ask you about your health history and your family's health history, and perform a physical exam. The following tests and procedures may be used to diagnose primary biliary cholangitis. Blood tests: Liver tests. These blood tests check the levels of enzymes that may signal liver disease and bile duct injury. Antibody tests for signs of autoimmune disease. Blood tests m...

Primary sclerosing cholangitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/primary-sclerosing-cholangitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20355797

Mar 5th, 2021 - Overview Bile duct damage Open pop-up dialog box Close Bile duct damage Bile duct damage The bile ducts carry bile from your liver to your small intestine. When bile ducts become damaged, bile can back up into the liver, causing damage to liver cells. This damage can lead to liver failure. Primary sclerosing (skluh-ROHS-ing) cholangitis (koh-lan-JIE-tis) is a disease of the bile ducts. Bile duc...

Primary sclerosing cholangitis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/primary-sclerosing-cholangitis/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20355806

Mar 5th, 2021 - Primary sclerosing cholangitis care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Effective treatment of primary sclerosing cholangitis requires coordinated care by several specialties. Specialists in gastroenterology and hepatology, pathologists, oncologists, pediatric specialists, endoscopy specialists and surgeons work as a team to provide comprehensive care for adults and children with primary ...

Primary sclerosing cholangitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/primary-sclerosing-cholangitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355802

Mar 5th, 2021 - Diagnosis Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography Open pop-up dialog box Close Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) uses a dye to highlight the bile ducts and pancreatic duct on X-ray images. A thin, flexible tube (endoscope) with a camera on the end is passed down your throat a...

Autoimmune pancreatitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/autoimmune-pancreatitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20369804

Jan 22nd, 2021 - Diagnosis Autoimmune pancreatitis is difficult to diagnose, because its signs and symptoms are very similar to those of pancreatic cancer. However, an accurate diagnosis is extremely important. Undiagnosed cancer may result in delaying or not receiving necessary treatment. People with AIP tend to have a general enlargement of the pancreas, but they may also have a mass in the pancreas. To pinpo...

Cholecystitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cholecystitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20364867

Aug 28th, 2020 - Overview Gallbladder and bile duct Open pop-up dialog box Close Gallbladder and bile duct Gallbladder and bile duct The gallbladder serves as a reservoir for a yellow-green fluid produced in your liver (bile). Bile flows from your liver into your gallbladder, where it's held until needed during the digestion of food. When you eat, your gallbladder releases bile into the bile duct, where it's ca...

Colon Polyps: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatme
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15370-colon-polyps

Feb 4th, 2020 - Overview What are colon polyps? A colon polyp is a growth on the inner lining of the colon (large intestine) or rectum. A polyp can have a variety of shapes and be flat, slightly raised (called sessile) or on a stalk (called pedunculated). There are different microscopic types of polyps (which require a microscope to determine), and the adenomas or sessile serrated polyps can eventually grow ov...

Gallstones: Treatment, Definition, Risk
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/7313-gallstones

Oct 7th, 2019 - Overview Do You Have Gallstone Pain? What are gallstones? Gallstones are stone-like objects that develop in the gallbladder or bile ducts (the pipe-like system within the liver). Gallstones can range dramatically in size, from tiny grains of sand to golf ball-sized objects. Interestingly, small stones can often cause the most trouble. These are stones that can leave the gallbladder and get stuc...

Biliary Atresia: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/21076-biliary-atresia

Mar 6th, 2019 - Overview What is biliary atresia? Biliary atresia is a condition in newborn babies in which bile is blocked from moving from the liver to the small intestine. Bile is a substance that is made and released by the liver. From the liver, it moves through a network of tube-like structures called bile ducts to the small intestine, where it helps the body break down and absorb food. In children who h...

Biliary Stricture: Symptoms, Causes,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15796-biliary-stricture

Jan 25th, 2019 - Overview What is biliary stricture? Biliary stricture, also known as bile duct stricture, occurs when the bile duct gets smaller or narrower. The bile duct is the tube that takes bile from the liver to the small bowel. Bile is a substance that helps in digestion of fatty food and excreting (getting rid of) harmful substances. When the bile duct becomes narrow, it makes it difficult for bile to ...

Oral Lichen Planus: Symptoms, Causes, T
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17875-oral-lichen-planus

Nov 6th, 2018 - Overview What is oral lichen planus? Lichen planus is a chronic, or long-term, disease affecting the skin and mucous membranes, the thin layers of tissue that line body cavities and secrete mucus. When lichen planus appears in the mouth, it is called oral lichen planus. How common is oral lichen planus? The skin and oral types of lichen planus together affect an estimated two percent of the pop...