cholelithiasis


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cho·le·li·thi·a·sis

 (kō′lə-lĭ-thī′ə-sĭs)
n.
The presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts.

cholelithiasis

(ˌkɒləlɪˈθaɪəsɪs)
n
1. (Pathology) the occurrence or development of gallstones in the gall bladder
2. (Pathology) a number of gallstones

cho•le•li•thi•a•sis

(ˌkoʊ lə lɪˈθaɪ ə sɪs, ˌkɒl ə-)

n.
the presence of gallstones.
[1855–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cholelithiasis - the presence of gallstones in the gallbladder
lithiasis - the formation of stones (calculi) in an internal organ
Translations

cho·le·li·thi·a·sis

, chololithiasis[MIM*600803]
n. colelitiasis, litiasis biliar, presencia de cálculos en la vesícula biliar o en un conducto biliar.

cholelithiasis

n colelitiasis f
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There was no MRI evidence of cholelithiasis or choledocholithiasis.
Cholelithiasis one of the most common causes of acute pancreatitis, and pregnancy predisposes to the formation of cholesterol deposits due to changes in the lipid composition of bile and impaired gallbladder motility [4].
All ultrasonographically proven cases of cholelithiasis that fall in inclusion criteria of study were interviewed with the help of questionnaire at the time of admission regarding: Personal information like name, patient ID, address, occupation, age, gender, nationality, educational qualification, socio-economic status using updated 2013 Kuppuswamy's socio-economic scale.
A calcified or porcelain gallbladder is an uncommon finding and usually presents as do other cases of cholecystitis or cholelithiasis unless a malignancy has developed.
Laparoscopy cholecystectomy (LC) was first practiced and introduced in 1987, since then this method has been regarded as gold standard for cholelithiasis producing symptoms1.
An ultrasound was subsequently carried out, which discovered a very large number of gallstones - indicating that she suffered from cholelithiasis.
Background and Objective: Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (LC) is a commonly performed procedure for cholelithiasis.
SUMMARY--We report a case of a 75-year-old female with acute torsion of the gallbladder with gangrene and cholelithiasis.
Ultimately, characterization of the core gallbladder microbiome has important biological and medical implications with potential to lower the risk and incidence of cholelithiasis.
On routine histopathologic examination of cholecystectomy specimens, the most commonly found pathology is cholelithiasis which is considered to be a disease of civilization5,6.
Due to stasis and ineffective motility, cholecystitis and cholelithiasis may occur.
The subjects were divided in two groups: Experimental Group (EG)--30 women with indication of partial or total thyroidectomy; Control Group (CG)--30 women with indication of cholelithiasis (gallstones).