colic

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Related to Biliary colic: choledocholithiasis, cholangitis, renal colic
  • noun

Synonyms for colic

acute abdominal pain (especially in infants)

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Only 23 of 89 patients (26%) receiving ursodiol remained free of biliary colic while waiting for surgery (mean, 90 days), whereas 29 of 88 patients (33%) receiving placebo stayed colic free.
Accurate diagnosis of acute cholecystitis versus a bad case of biliary colic is not always obvious, but distinguishing between the two has important therapeutic implications.
3] Hepatobiliary and pancreatic ascariasis can cause 5 distinct clinical presentations: biliary colic, acalculous cholecystitis, acute cholangitis, acute pancreatitis, and hepatic abscess.
Migration of worms into the biliary tree is a well-known complication, which may result in biliary colic, cholecystitis, cholangitis, intrahepatic abscesses, or pancreatitis.
In the observation group, 21 patients (24%) experienced recurrent events, including bile duct stones and cholangitis, acute cholecystitis, or biliary colic.
Clinical signs of biliary colic and acute cholecystitis are similar in pregnant and nonpregnant patients: mid-upper gastric or right-upper quadrant pain in 60%-90% of cases; colic in more than 95% of acute cholecystitis cases; and nausea, vomiting, and fatty food intolerance in 30%-50% of cases.