Pediatric Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Apr 26, 2017
  • Author: Henry C Lin, MD; Chief Editor: Carmen Cuffari, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Chronic hepatitis needs to be considered, including infectious hepatitis, idiopathic autoimmune hepatitis (can coexist with primary sclerosing cholangitis [PSC], termed overlap syndrome), and autoimmune hepatitis .

Causes of sclerosis secondary to bile duct abnormalities include choledocholithiasis ,cholangiocarcinoma ,biliary trauma ,and congenital anomalies of the biliary tract.

Differential Diagnoses