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Primary biliary cirrhosis

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Pathology

Gastrointestinal system

Peritoneum and peritoneal cavity disorders
Upper gastrointestinal tract disorders
Lower gastrointestinal tract disorders
Liver, gallbladder and pancreas disorders
Gastrointestinal system pathology review

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Primary biliary cirrhosis

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Primary biliary cirrhosis

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In primary biliary cholangitis, jaundice occurs when most of the have been destroyed.

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A 66-year-old woman comes to the clinic because of hypopigmentation of her hands and skin for several years as well as fatigue and steatorrhea. Examination shows xanthoma and hepatosplenomegaly in addition to peripheral hypopigmentation. Liver function tests show increased GGT and ALP concentrations. Anti-mitochondrial antibodies are present. A recent bone densitometry shows a T-score consistent with osteoporosis. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?

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