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Old 10-13-2011
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Why is Hypercholesterolemia often associated with primary biliary sclerosis and other cholestatic diseases? What is the mechanism?
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Primary biliary cirrhosis--> intrahepatic biliary obstruction--> decreased cholesterol excretion (NB: Normally, 20% of secreted bile is excreted, most significant route of cholesterol excretion)---> Hypercholesterolemia
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