What are physical findings suggestive of advanced primary biliary cholangitis (PBC)?

Updated: Nov 08, 2017
  • Author: Nikolaos T Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA, FACP, AGAF; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Answer

In patients with advanced disease, the findings may include the following stigmata of cirrhosis:

  • Spider nevi

  • Palmar erythema

  • Ascites

  • Temporal and proximal muscle wasting

  • Peripheral edema

See Clinical Presentation for more detail.


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