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2022 Jan 31

J Med Case Rep



Primary biliary cholangitis first demonstrated in pregnancy: a case report.


Melo D, Areia A L, Moura P
J Med Case Rep. 2022 Jan 31; 16(1):38.
PMID: 35094699.


We present a case of primary biliary cholangitis diagnosed during pregnancy. Diagnosis of this entity in pregnancy is infrequent, and when everything seemed to point to a simple obstetric cholestasis, close attention to the details of the clinical history was required to raise suspicion of the true diagnosis.