What are less common causes of acute cholangitis?

Updated: Dec 29, 2017
  • Author: Timothy M Scott, DO; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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Additional causes of cholangitis include the following:

  • Strictures or stenosis

  • Endoscopic manipulation of the CBD

  • Choledochocele

  • Sclerosing cholangitis (from biliary sclerosis)

  • AIDS cholangiopathy

  • Ascaris lumbricoides infections


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