Copyright ©The Author(s) 1999.
World J Gastroenterol. Jun 15, 1999; 5(3): 252-262
Published online Jun 15, 1999. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v5.i3.252
Table 4 Causes and syndromes of ductopenia in the adult patient
Syndromatic ductopenia (Alagille syndrome)
Non-syndromatic adult ductopenia
Ductal plate malformation (congenital hepatic fibrosis, biliary atresia
Primary biliary cirrhosis, autoimmune cholangitis
Primary sclerosing cholangitis
Chronic rejection
Graft-versus-host disease
Cystic fibrosis
Byler disease (progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis)
Histiocytosis X and
Different drugs (amoxicillin-clavulanic acid, carbamazepine)
Duct destruction after regional chemotherapy (e.g. floxuridine)
Idiopathic adulthood ductopenia