Translation of gallstone in Spanish:


cálculo biliar, n.

Pronunciation /ˈɡɔːlstəʊn//ˈɡɔlˌstoʊn/


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    cálculo biliar masculine
    • This type of jaundice is usually caused by a gallstone, or a tumour or cyst in the bile duct or pancreas.
    • In diabetic patients, the natural history of gallstones is generally benign, and there is low risk of a major complication.
    • Obstetric cholestasis is associated with cholesterol gallstones.
    • Children with chronic hemolytic disorders generally have an increased risk of developing pigment gallstones.
    • If you have gallstones but no pain, chances are good the stones won't be a problem for you.
    • Common examples of these latter disorders include disturbance of liver cell function by acute hepatitis and obstruction of the bile ducts by impacted gallstones.
    • These will reveal any abnormality in the bile or pancreatic systems, such as gallstones, bile duct disorders, Pancreatitis or cancer of the head of the pancreas.
    • There are many reasons for jaundice other than cancer, for example hepatitis, or obstruction of the common bile duct due to gallstones.
    • This may predispose to gallstones, which in turn can lead to common bile duct obstruction.
    • A wide array of laboratory and radiologic studies is used for the evaluation of gallstones located in the gallbladder and the common bile duct.
    • Approximately 90 percent of gallstones are composed of cholesterol.
    • The body can function well without a gallbladder and removing it is a common treatment for gallstones that are causing symptoms.
    • When it precipitates in the gall bladder it forms crystalline solids called gallstones.
    • The most common cause of acute cholecystitis is obstruction of the cystic duct by gallstones, resulting in acute inflammation.
    • An abdominal computed tomographic scan showed gallstones and a splenic infarct.
    • The most common causes of pancreatitis are gallstones and alcohol use.
    • The passage of a gallstone down the bile duct into the duodenum is very painful, and is known as biliary colic.
    • Exercise improves lower back pain, and prevents gallstones.
    • If it is caused by an obstruction such as a gallstone or a tumour, you may need to have surgery.
    • Elevated levels of cholesterol and bile pigments in the blood can cause gallstones, xanthomas, and high cholesterol.