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What some of the complications of cholangitis?

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Dr. Allen Kamrava
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: Death

The most serious is death if left untreated.

In brief: Death

The most serious is death if left untreated.
Dr. Allen Kamrava
Dr. Allen Kamrava
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery

In brief: Sepsis

Bacteria within the bile duct, which occurs with cholangitis, may easily enter the liver and bloodstream, leading to a systemic infection (sepsis).
Occasionally, a liver abscess can form; more rarely, this can lead to liver failure.

In brief: Sepsis

Bacteria within the bile duct, which occurs with cholangitis, may easily enter the liver and bloodstream, leading to a systemic infection (sepsis).
Occasionally, a liver abscess can form; more rarely, this can lead to liver failure.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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