A 28-year-old male asked:
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what is the definition or description of: cholestasis?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Bile plugged: This means the flow of bile (chole) is held back (stasis). It can be from the liver cells not moving it (often from medications), or from the biliary tree being plugged by stone, tumor, scar, or perhaps something else.
Answered on Oct 14, 2015

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