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Primary biliary cholangitis patients exhibit MRI changes in structure and function of interoceptive brain regions.

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Summary of "Primary biliary cholangitis patients exhibit MRI changes in structure and function of interoceptive brain regions."

Many patients with primary biliary cholangitis (PBC) experience non-hepatic symptoms that are possibly linked to altered interoception, the sense of the body's internal state. We used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to determine if PBC patients exhibit structural and functional changes of the thalamus and insula, brain regions that process signals related to interoception.

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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0211906

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