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Relating to, caused by, or having a calculus or calculi.


(ˈkælkjʊləs) or


(Pathology) of or suffering from a calculus. Obsolete form: calculose


(ˈkæl kyə ləs)

characterized by the presence of calculus, or stone.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin]
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Adj.1.calculous - relating to or caused by or having a calculus or calculi
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Calculous disease and its relationship to fibroepithelial polyps of the renal pelvis and ureter.
AC is divided into acute calculous cholecystitis (ACC) and acute acalculous cholecystitis (AAC).
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The degree of masculine differentiation of obesities: a factor determining predisposition to diabetes, atherosclerosis, gout, and uric calculous disease.
In the majority of early reports, this pathology was tuberculosis, but more recently, calculous pyonephrosis has been the predominant underlying cause.
We report a case of dRTA associated hypokalaemia related rhabdomyolysis in a 49-year-old woman with a medical history of calculous renal disease but otherwise unremarkable.
Percutaneous cholecystostomy (PC) was described as a minimally invasive, image-guided procedure and has become an alternative treatment strategy for high-risk patients with acute calculous or acalculous cholecystitis who are unfit for urgent surgery (1,5).
4 With prompt and appropriate treatment, the outcome in the group of patents with no underlying systemic illness appears to be similar to patients with calculous cholecystitis.
Chlorthalidone reduces calcium oxalate calculous recurrence but magnesium hydroxidedoes not.
Mr Blair outlined how his government viewed a change in the calculous of risk posed by Saddam Hussein, following the World Trade Center attacks.
Most cases of nephrogenic adenoma are associated with a history of genitourinary trauma, surgery, calculous disease, or renal transplant; these clinical features have not been reported in cases of CCA.
Non-infectious conditions for pyuria include calculous disease, stricture disease, neoplasm, glomerulonephropathy, or intersitial cystitis.