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What does PBC stand for?

PBC stands for Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

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Keen golfer Brenda Roberts has Primary Biliary Cirrhosis, a slow disease which affects the bile ducts in the liver.
They focus on physiological changes in liver function tests during normal pregnancy; liver disease not specific to pregnancy, such as viral hepatitis, gall stone and biliary disease, hepatic vein thrombosis, primary biliary cirrhosis, hepatic adenoma, Wilson disease, and portal hypertension; liver disease unique to pregnancy, including hyperemesis gravidarum, intrahepatic cholestasis, preeclampsia-induced liver disease and HELLP (hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, and low platelets) syndrome, and the acute fatty liver; and transplantation.
Three of the seven articles in this collection summarize current knowledge about the incidence and causal pathogens of liver abscess in cirrhotic patients, the genetic basis of primary biliary cirrhosis, and tropical diseases that can lead to liver cirrhosis.