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Cholelithiasis: Introduction

Cholelithiasis: gallstones (choleliths) are crystalline bodies formed within the body by accretion or concretion of normal or abnormal bile component. See detailed information below for a list of 36 causes of Cholelithiasis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Cholelithiasis:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Cholelithiasis. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Cholelithiasis

Cholelithiasis: Symptom Checker

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Cholelithiasis Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Cholelithiasis may include:

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Cholelithiasis: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Cholelithiasis may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Cholelithiasis

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Cholelithiasis: Deaths

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Causes of Cholelithiasis listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Cholelithiasis as a symptom include:

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)

Presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder.
- (Source - CRISP)

Detailed list of causes of Cholelithiasis

The list below shows some of the causes of Cholelithiasis mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Cholelithiasis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Cholelithiasis. Of the 36 causes of Cholelithiasis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 30 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Cholelithiasis:

The following list of conditions have 'Cholelithiasis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Cholelithiasis:

The following list of medical conditions have Cholelithiasis or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.




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Causes of Cholelithiasis Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Cholelithiasis based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Cholelithiasis:

    Biliary colic, Gall stones, Gallbladder calculus
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Cholelithiasis:

    Medical Conditions associated with Cholelithiasis:

    Gallbladder symptoms (44 causes), Upper abdominal symptoms (2707 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes)

    Symptoms related to Cholelithiasis:

    Erythropoietic protoporphyria, Pregnancy (699 causes), Hormone therapy, Hormonal contraception, Low-fibre, High-cholesterol diets, Crohn's disease, Ulcerative colitis, Trauma

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