Primary biliary cirrhosis: Renaming primary biliary cirrhosis-clarity or confusion?

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What is in a name; and why does the nomenclature of one disease, primary biliary cirrhosis, cause such contention that a proposed name change by those deeply committed to the advancement of its understanding and management stimulate huge debate?


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)678-679
Number of pages2
JournalNature Reviews. Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Early online date10 Nov 2015
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2015


  • Primary biliary cirrhosis , Primary sclerosing cholangitis, Pathogenesis, Patient education