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Liver Cirrhosis, Biliary MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Liver Cirrhosis, Biliary
Tree Number(s)
C06.130.120.135.250.250
C06.552.150.250
C06.552.630.400
C23.550.355.412.400
Unique ID
D008105
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008105
Scope Note
FIBROSIS of the hepatic parenchyma due to obstruction of BILE flow (CHOLESTASIS) in the intrahepatic or extrahepatic bile ducts (BILE DUCTS, INTRAHEPATIC; BILE DUCTS, EXTRAHEPATIC). Primary biliary cholangitis involves the destruction of small intra-hepatic bile ducts and decreased bile secretion. Secondary biliary cholangitis is produced by prolonged obstruction of large intrahepatic or extrahepatic bile ducts from a variety of causes.
Entry Term(s)
Biliary Cirrhosis
Biliary Cirrhosis, Primary
Biliary Cirrhosis, Primary, 1
Biliary Cirrhosis, Secondary
Cholangitis, Chronic Nonsuppurative Destructive
Liver Cirrhosis, Obstructive
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
Secondary Biliary Cholangitis
Secondary Biliary Cirrhosis
NLM Classification #
WI 725
Public MeSH Note
78; was LIVER CIRRHOSIS, OBSTRUCTIVE 1963-77
Online Note
use LIVER CIRRHOSIS, BILIARY to search LIVER CIRRHOSIS, OBSTRUCTIVE 1966-77
History Note
78; was LIVER CIRRHOSIS, OBSTRUCTIVE 1963-77
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/07/02
Liver Cirrhosis, Biliary Preferred
Biliary Cirrhosis, Primary, 1 Narrower
Secondary Biliary Cholangitis Narrower
Primary Biliary Cholangitis Narrower
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