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Synonyms for gallstone

a calculus formed in the gall bladder or its ducts


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Gallstones (usually composed of bile components, calcium salts, and cholesterol) can obstruct ducts, limiting the amount of bile released.
If your gallstones were diagnosed f your gallstones were diagnosed by chance, and have never caused by chance, and have never caused symptoms, you may wish to avoid symptoms, you may wish to avoid surgery.
Similarly, it was impossible to rule out reverse causation, such as the colicky pain of gallstone disease caused the physical inactivity that then led to a high BMI.
who reviewed gallstone loss in 47 females, where the most common pelvic location of stones was the Douglas pouch [6].
With childhood obesity on the rise, paediatricians can expect to diagnose and treat an increasing number of children affected by gallstone disease.
To determine the effect of diet during pregnancy on gallstone formation, Dr.
The major risk factors encountered were preference to fried foods, consumption of mustard oil and family history of gallstone disease.
SURGEONS castrated a pensioner who went to hospital to have gallstones removed.
Asymptomatic gallstones are present in 10-15% of the adult European population and each year approximately 2% of these will develop symptoms.
They tracked down the culprit gene in the liver that triggers the formation of gallstones.
Bouveret syndrome is characterized by the migration of a gallstone through a cholecystenteric fistula into the proximal duodenum resulting in gastric outlet obstruction.
AN INQUEST was due to open today into the death of a 56-year-old Birmingham mum who died from multiple organ failure following a gallstone operation.
As the role of SLCO1B1 gene (encodes OATP1B1 or liver specific transporter-1) 388 A>G polymorphism in susceptibility towards gallstone disease is unclear the prevalence of this polymorphism in healthy north Indian population was investigated.
Gallstone symptoms sometimes occur suddenly and may include acute abdominal pain (colic), nausea, vomiting, abdominal bloating, recurring intolerance of fatty foods, belching, gas, and indigestion.