enterolithiasis


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the presence of calculi in the intestines

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The rare pathophysiology of post-tuberculosis enterolithiasis was explained to the patient, and informed consent was taken from him for the publication of his case in a medical journal.
a French physician, was the first to describe enterolithiasis in 1710 in his medical series of Historie de l'Academie Royal (5) as a case of stone formation in a duodenal diverticulum discovered during an autopsy.
Pfahler (5) was the first to make the radiological diagnosis of enterolithiasis in 1915.
The colon, including the appendix, is the most common location of enterolithiasis.
Enterolithiasis may also present with peritonitis secondary to perforation.
X-ray detection of enterolithiasis depends on the calcium content of the stone.