Cholelithiasis: Is the presence of gallstones in the gallbladder.
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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)
- Or pancreatitis
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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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