Volume 64, Issue 7 (9 2006)                   Tehran Univ Med J 2006, 64(7): 1-16 | Back to browse issues page

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Daryani E.B.N, Jafari Sepehr A.H, Tajik Rostami M, Bashasti M. Hepatobiliary dysfunction in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Tehran Univ Med J. 2006; 64 (7) :1-16
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A high percent of patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) experience non intestinal symptoms. Many studies demonstrated that hepatobiliary disorders are the most common. Corresponding disorders consist of primary sclerosing cholangitis, non alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), biliary stones, pericholangitis, autoimmune hepatitis, liver amyloidosis, liver abscess, liver granuloma, hepatocellular carcinoma and primary biliary cirrhosis. However most studies concentrate on identifying primary sclerosing cholangitis, the most dreadful complication of IBD, other disorders like NASH and biliary stones are common and because of the similarity of symptoms to the primary disease may be ignored. In this article we review these disorders.
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