gallstone

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a calculus formed in the gall bladder or its ducts

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Gall stones are the most common biliary pathology, 10%-15% of adult population in the USA have gallstones.
In contrary to the findings mentioned in western literature, we observed a very high frequency of gall stones in eosinophilic cholecystitis which was about 88% in our study.
No age is exempted from gall stones and it's better to prevent its complications by removing it early on before it causes serious complications which can be life threatening, Dr.
Cholecystectomy is the principal management strategy for patients presenting with symptomatic gall stone disease since the 1980s.
But Claire'i wanted my daughter good i started was refused a water birth because of her size, then after Florence was born, she suffered from gall stones, a common condition after pregnancy, especially in overweight women.
She said: "I went to the doctor on Monday and I was referred to hospital, where scans and xrays confirmed I had gall stones.
In the article, "Looming Epidemic of Childhood Obesity: A time to Fight Back", Dr Ritu Lakhtakia wrote that medical diseases that are proven to be associated with obesity range from hypertension, diabetes, and gall stones to cancer.
By that time she was going into cardiac arrest and struggling to breathe due to a bowel infection caused by gall stones.
Myth: I have been found to have gall stones, so I should remove the gall bladder
After opacification of the respective transition system pathology such as tumor-induced constrictions, or Gall stones can be represented.
Abstract A 53-year-old healthy lady who underwent a planned laparoscopic surgery for the removal of gall stones presented with mildly tender fluctuant swelling along the line of surgical scar which did not respond in spite of various antibiotics.
Mandela was admitted to hospital for nearly three weeks in December with a lung infection, and while he was there he underwent an operation to remove gall stones, the report added.
The possible manifestations of retained gall stones are diverse, with development of abscesses being one of the most frequent (Table 1).
Excessive alcohol intake and gall stones are known risk factors for acute pancreatitis.
I enquired about this, and was told she had possible gall stones, had an infection, and the specialist had not decided what further treatment would be required.