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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For decades, surgical dogma has held that cholecystectomy is the treatment of choice for biliary dyskinesia, a condition characterized by right upper quadrant pain, the absence of cholelithiasis, and a gallbladder ejection fraction less than 35%-40%.
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1] Although 80% of the cases are associated with cholelithiasis, this is not a predisposing condition.
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Cholelithiasis was detected at age 10, and an elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy was done at 12 years of age.
The most frequently reported adverse events (AEs)(>/=10%) by investigators for pasireotide were diarrhea, nausea, hyperglycemia, cholelithiasis, headache, abdominal pain, fatigue, diabetes mellitus, nasopharyngitis, alopecia and increased glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c), with most events being Grade 1-2.
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