Introduction: Primary biliary cirrhosis


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Primary biliary cirrhosis: Autoimmune attack causing liver damage.

Primary biliary cirrhosis: Primary biliary cirrhosis is a liver disease that slowly destroys the bile ducts in the liver. Bile, a substance that helps digest fat, leaves the liver through these ducts. When the ducts are damaged, bile builds up in the liver and damages liver tissue. Over time, the disease can cause cirrhosis and may make the liver stop working. 1

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Treatments for Primary biliary cirrhosis: Various information is available about treatments available for Primary biliary cirrhosis, or research treatments for other diseases.

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1. excerpt from Primary Biliary Cirrhosis: NIDDK

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