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inflammation of the bile ducts

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The importance of familiarity with the patient's medical history prior to a procedure is paramount; many of these patients present with jaundice, gallstone pancreatitis, acute cholangitis, malignant biliary strictures or pancreatic cancer, which may be associated with ascites or pleural effusions.
Elevated serum levels of tumor marker CA 19-9 in acute cholangitis.
You must also be very aware of alcoholic hepatitis; sometimes it mimics acute cholangitis," he added.
Up to one in 11 patients admitted to hospital with gallstone disease has acute cholangitis - inflammation of the bile ducts - according to Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin (DTB).
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