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Glossary for Malignant obstructive biliary disease

  • Abdominal conditions: Medical conditions affecting the abdominal region.
  • Biliary conditions: Medical conditions affecting the biliary system (liver, bile ducts, gallbladder, etc.) in digestion.
  • Cancer: Abnormal overgrowth of body cells.
  • Cholangitis: bile duct inflammation (cholangitis)
  • Digestive Diseases: Diseases that affect the digestive system
  • Gastrointestinal tumors: Any tumor of the gastrointestinal (digestive) system, including cancers and benign tumors.
  • Jaundice: Bile or liver problem causing yellowness.
  • Liver failure: Acute liver failure (ALF) is an uncommon condition in which the rapid deterioration of liver function results in coagulopathy and alteration in the mental status of a previously healthy individual.
  • Pale stool: Unusual paleness of stool
  • Septicemia: A systemic inflammatory response to an infection.
  • Yellow eyes: Yellow color of the white of the eyes
  • Yellow skin: Yellow coloring affecting the skin


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