Glossary for Biliary Colic
Medical terms related to Biliary Colic or mentioned in this section include:
- Abdominal Pain: Pain in the abdominal area or stomach.
- Abdominal pain: Pain in the abdominal area or stomach.
- Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
- Biliary disorder: Any condition affecting the bile ducts
- Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
- Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
- Cholangitis: bile duct inflammation (cholangitis)
- Cholecystitis: inflammation of the gall bladder.
- Cholelithiasis: gallstones (choleliths) are crystalline bodies formed within the body by accretion or concretion of normal or abnormal bile component.
- Cholestasis: A condition where bile formation or flow is reduced.
- Cholestasis, intrahepatic of pregnancy: A rare liver disorder (impaired flow of bile) that occurs during third trimester of pregnancy with symptoms usually disappearing after delivery.
- Colic: Abdominal spasms causing pain
- Common symptoms: The most common symptoms
- Cystic Fibrosis: Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary disease affecting the exocrine (mucus) glands of the lungs, liver, pancreas, and intestines, causing progressive disability due to multisystem failure.
- Diclofenac -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Diclofenac (an NSAID drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
- Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
- Erythropoietic Protoporphyria: A condition where there is excessive formation of porphyrin or its precursor
- Gall bladder symptoms: Symptoms affecting the gall bladder
- Gallstones: A condition where biliary calculi form in the gallbladder
- Haemolytic anaemia:
- Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
- Hereditary spherocytosis: A rare genetic condition characterized by a defect of the red blood cell membrane. It is characterized by abnormally-shaped red blood cells which are spherical rather than doughnut-shaped. The abnormal red blood cells are broken down by the spleen sooner than normal which leads to problems such as anemia. There are various subtypes of the disorder which are distinguished by the origin of the underlying genetic defect.
- Hypercalcaemia: Increased concentration of calcium in the blood
- Liver pain: Pain or discomfort due to the liver
- Lower abdominal pain: The occurrence of pain located in the lower abdominal region
- Meperidine -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Meperidine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
- Pain: Any type of pain sensation symptoms.
- Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
- Sensory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sensory systems.
- Sickle Cell Anemia: Sickle cell anemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by red blood cells which are crescent-shaped rather than the normal doughnut shape. These abnormally shaped red blood cells are unable to function normally and tend to undergo premature destruction which leads to anemia. If the genetic defect which causes the condition is inherited from both parents the condition can be quite severe whereas if it is inherited from only one parent, often there are no symptoms. The abnormally shaped red blood cells can cause problems when they clump together and block blood vessels.
- Side pain: Pain on the sides
- Somatostatinoma: A very rare disorder where tumors in glands that produce somatostatin affect the secretion of the hormone. The tumor mainly occurs in the pancreas but can also occur in the intestinal tract.
- Sphincter of oddi manometry: A water perfused catheter is used during ERCP to measure sphincter of oddi pressures
- Stomach pain: The occurrence of pain located in the stomach
- Upper abdominal pain: The occurrence of abdominal pain which occurs in the upper abdoment
- Upper abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the upper abdominal region.
- Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis: A lipid laden foam cell tumour of the gallbladder resulting in inflammation
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