Liver Disease GWAS Highlights Genetic Overlap With, Differences From IBD | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A new genome-wide association study suggests that a liver condition called primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is likely a distinct disease from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), despite the genetic and clinical overlap between the conditions. Roughly three-quarters of individuals with PSC also develop IBD, with around four-fifth of those IBD cases involving ulcerative colitis diagnoses.

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