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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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ISPAD lists atypical forms of diabetes that have been reported from Africa and South Asia, including ketosis-prone atypical diabetes, malnutrition-related diabetes, and fibro calculous pancreatic disease.
While a majority of cases are caused by mechanical obstruction of the cystic duct by a calculous, a much smaller percentage are of the acalculous variety, typically 10% to 15% of all cases.
Clinical effectiveness protocols for imaging in the management of ureteral calculous disease: AUA technology assessment.
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9% patients required conversion to OC in a study conducted by Raza M et al and found that the predictor factors for conversion were chronic calculous cholecystitis, previous upper abdomen surgeries and CBD injuries [11] and a 2% conversion rate is seen in the study conducted by Narwade N et al.
Peak incidence of calculous cholecystitis and biliary injuries was found to be in fourth and fifth decades.
Common causes of transplant ureteral obstructions include ureteral strictures, malignancy, and calculous disease [1].
Diverticuli in the papillary region can been seen in 5% of patients with calculous cholecystitis and in 9.
Acute inflammation of the gallbladder and calculous outflow obstruction are two main pathogenetic mechanisms.
The degree of masculine differentiation of obesities: a factor determining predisposition to diabetes, atherosclerosis, gout, and uric calculous disease.
Key words: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, Calculous cholecystitis, CommonBile Duct (CBD) injury.