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How can ultrasound help in the diagnosis of primary biliary cholangitis (PBC)?

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This test uses high-frequency sound waves to check your liver and bile ducts for damage.

From: How Is PBC Diagnosed? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: "Primary Biliary Cirrhosis."

Mayo Clinic: "Primary biliary cirrhosis: Symptoms," "Primary biliary cirrhosis: Tests and diagnosis."

HealthyWomen: "Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC) Diagnosis."

American Liver Foundation: "Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC, previously Primary Biliary Cirrhosis)."

Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy on December 06, 2017

SOURCES:

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: "Primary Biliary Cirrhosis."

Mayo Clinic: "Primary biliary cirrhosis: Symptoms," "Primary biliary cirrhosis: Tests and diagnosis."

HealthyWomen: "Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC) Diagnosis."

American Liver Foundation: "Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC, previously Primary Biliary Cirrhosis)."

Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy on December 06, 2017

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