Definition of sclerosing cholangitis in English:
noun[mass noun] Medicine
A complication of ulcerative colitis in which the bile ducts develop irregularities and narrowing.
- Many patients with sclerosing cholangitis also have ulcerative colitis.
- Primary sclerosing cholangitis associated with ulcerative colitis is twofold more common in men than women.
- Primary sclerosing cholangitis is associated with ulcerative colitis in 75% of cases, although the two may develop at different times.
Definition of sclerosing cholangitis in:
- US English dictionary