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Cholelithiasis

Cholelithiasis: Introduction

Cholelithiasis: Is the presence of gallstones in the gallbladder. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cholelithiasis is available below.

Symptoms of Cholelithiasis

  • Many are asymptomatic
  • Others can cause cholecystitis (inflammation of the gallbladder)
  • Biliary colic (when a stone temporarily lodges in the bile duct)
  • Cholangitis
  • Or pancreatitis
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Cholelithiasis

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Causes of Cholelithiasis

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Clinical Trials for Cholelithiasis

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Definitions of Cholelithiasis:

Presence or formation of GALLSTONES in the BILIARY TRACT, usually in the gallbladder (CHOLECYSTOLITHIASIS) or the common bile duct (CHOLEDOCHOLITHIASIS). - (Source - Diseases Database)

The presence of gallstones in the gallbladder - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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