gallstone

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a calculus formed in the gall bladder or its ducts

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In our study, gallbladder stone was slightly more common in the neoplastic group than in the nonneoplastic group, without a statistically significance.
Shage can undergo an operation in Yemen to remove her gallbladder stones," Al-Shaibani said.
Gallbladder stones were diagnosed 25 years before, causing no symptoms until 3 months before admission, when the patient suffered from right upper abdominal pain and biliary colic.
Objective: Gallbladder stones are common in the Western world, and 70% to 80% of gallstones are cholesterol stones.
Washington, DC: August 27 -- (BNA) A US study revealed that overweight and obese teenagers are more vulnerable to suffer from gallbladder stones compared with peers of perfect weight.
Furthermore, even benign lesions can occasionally lead to symptoms similar to those caused by gallbladder stones.
There are indications that the contaminated water from these streams are leading the local people to suffer from various health hazards, including formation of gallbladder stones, kidney stones, and other diseases.
Abdominal USG showed GB stones in 64 cases but only 12 cases were reported to have gallbladder stones on ERCP; this is partly because opacification of gallbladder was not the aim in all cases.
Hanson discovered a book at a health food store that outlined a procedure purported to eliminate liver/ gallbladder stones.