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Descriptor English: Cholelithiasis
Descriptor Spanish: Colelitiasis
Descriptor colelitiasis
Entry term(s) enfermedad de cálculos biliares
litiasis biliar
Scope note: Presencia o formación de CÁLCULOS BILIARES en la VÍA BILIAR, generalmente en la vesícula biliar (COLECISTOLITIASIS) o en el colédoco (COLÉDOCOLITIASIS).
Descriptor Portuguese: Colelitíase
Descriptor French: Lithiase biliaire
Entry term(s): Cholelithiases
Gallstone Disease
Gallstone Diseases
Tree number(s): C06.130.409
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002769
Scope note: Presence or formation of GALLSTONES in the BILIARY TRACT, usually in the gallbladder (CHOLECYSTOLITHIASIS) or the common bile duct (CHOLEDOCHOLITHIASIS).
Annotation: CHOLECYSTOLITHIASIS and CHOLEDOCHOLITHIASIS are also available
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Online Note: to search for chem composition of biliary calculi, use CHOLELITHIASIS/anal 1987-90 & CHOLELITHIASIS/metab 1966-86
DeCS ID: 24011
Unique ID: D002769
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/01/16
Cholelithiasis - Preferred
Concept UI M0004241
Scope note Presence or formation of GALLSTONES in the BILIARY TRACT, usually in the gallbladder (CHOLECYSTOLITHIASIS) or the common bile duct (CHOLEDOCHOLITHIASIS).
Preferred term Cholelithiasis
Entry term(s) Cholelithiases
Gallstone Disease
Gallstone Diseases



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