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Who can get primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC)?

Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is more common in adults, but the disease can also occur in children. The average age at diagnosis is 40. PSC is more common in men than in women. Having family members with PSC may increase a person's risk for developing PSC.

This answer is based on source information from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

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