Who is at risk for developing PBC?
Although anyone can be diagnosed with primary biliary cholangitis (PBC), it is usually diagnosed in women between the ages of 45 to 65 years old. However, women as young as 22 years of age and those in their early 90s have also been diagnosed with PBC. Many of these women also have at least 1 other autoimmune disease.
The essential PBC glossary
As you do your research on PBC, you may come across a lot of words that are new to you. We’ve created a glossary of common terms to help you in your understanding of this disease.Learn key PBC terms
“When the doctor mentioned [PBC]…I thought, it’s genetic—that I got it from my grandma.” — Wendy, England
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Although PBC is considered a rare disease, it is also the most common chronic cholestatic liver disease in adult women
What are some factors that can affect PBC progression?
How well someone responds to treatment can affect how fast PBC progresses.