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Descriptor English: Gallstones
Descriptor Spanish: Cálculos Biliares
Descriptor cálculos biliares
Entry term(s) cálculo biliar
cálculo biliar del colédoco
cálculo biliar del conducto colédoco
Scope note: Precipitados cristalinos sólidos en la VÍA BILIAR, generalmente formados en la VESÍCULA BILIAR. Los cálculos biliares, derivados de la BILIS, están constituidos principalmente por calcio, colesterol o bilirrubina.Precipitados cristalinos sólidos en la VÍA BILIAR, generalmente formados en la VESÍCULA BILIAR. Los cálculos biliares, derivados de la BILIS, están constituidos principalmente por calcio, colesterol o bilirrubina.
Descriptor Portuguese: Cálculos Biliares
Descriptor French: Calculs biliaires
Entry term(s): Biliary Calculi
Biliary Calculi, Common Bile Duct
Calculi, Biliary
Common Bile Duct Calculi
Common Bile Duct Gall Stone
Common Bile Duct Gall Stones
Common Bile Duct Gallstone
Common Bile Duct Gallstones
Gall Stone
Gall Stones
Gall Stones, Common Bile Duct
Gallstone
Gallstones, Common Bile Duct
Tree number(s): C06.130.409.633
C06.130.564.332.500
C23.300.175.525
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D042882
Scope note: Solid crystalline precipitates in the BILIARY TRACT, usually formed in the GALLBLADDER, resulting in the condition of CHOLELITHIASIS. Gallstones, derived from the BILE, consist mainly of calcium, cholesterol, or bilirubin.
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
Previous Indexing: Cholelithiasis (1965-2003)
Common Bile Duct Calculi (1965-2003)
Public MeSH Note: 2004; see CHOLELITHIASIS 1975-2003; for COMMON BILE DUCT CALCULI see COMMON BILE DUCT CALCULI 1963-2003
History Note: 2004; use CHOLELITHIASIS 1975-2003
DeCS ID: 24012
Unique ID: D042882
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Date Established: 2004/01/01
Date of Entry: 2003/07/09
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Gallstones - Preferred
Concept UI M0004242
Scope note Solid crystalline precipitates in the BILIARY TRACT, usually formed in the GALLBLADDER, resulting in the condition of CHOLELITHIASIS. Gallstones, derived from the BILE, consist mainly of calcium, cholesterol, or bilirubin.
Preferred term Gallstones
Entry term(s) Biliary Calculi
Calculi, Biliary
Gall Stone
Gall Stones
Gallstone
Common Bile Duct Calculi - Narrower
Concept UI M0004861
Scope note Gallstones that are present in the COMMON BILE DUCT, but are usually formed in the GALLBLADDER.
Preferred term Common Bile Duct Calculi
Entry term(s) Biliary Calculi, Common Bile Duct
Common Bile Duct Gall Stone
Common Bile Duct Gall Stones
Common Bile Duct Gallstone
Common Bile Duct Gallstones
Gall Stones, Common Bile Duct
Gallstones, Common Bile Duct



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