biliary colic


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Related to biliary colic: choledocholithiasis, cholangitis, renal colic

biliary colic

[′bil·ē‚er·ē ′käl·ik]
(medicine)
Severe abdominal pain caused by passage of a gallstone through the bile ducts into the duodenum.
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The data collected from the patients includes personal information, presenting symptoms--typical (Biliary colic)/atypical (Vague upper abdominal symptoms), investigations including ultrasonography, Upper GI endoscopy findings biopsy reports if present.
Observer-blind study with metamizole versus tramadol and butylscopolamine in acute biliary colic pain.
We did not find significant differences in indications for laparoscopic cholecystectomy between the groups, with the most frequent diagnosis of biliary colic for both groups (P = 0.87) as shown in Table 2.
(3) Other chronic conditions could be responsible for abdominal pain that is often clinically indistinguishable from the biliary colic. Some of them can be discerned from careful examination of CCK-HBS for non-GB clues.
In chronic (biliary) phase, fascioliasis can cause biliary colic, intermittent jaundice, epigastric pain, nausea, fatty food intolerance, cholangitis, and cholecystitis.
on June 18, 2008, with biliary colic and was diagnosed with cholelithiasis.
Biliary colic is a type of abdominal pain and the most common symptom of gallstones.
This procedure is considered safe, with very low rates of recurrence and high rates of biliary colic relief (Gurusamy, Junnarkar, Farouk, & Davidson, 2008).
Patients were excluded if they had jaundice or raised alkaline hosphates, if there were associated common bile duct stones, patients with simple biliary colic or chronic cholecystits or patients had carcinoma of gall bladder.
His patient was a male aged 43, a magistrate's secretary, who had had repeated attacks of biliary colic and jaundice.
In brief, for mild cases of biliary colic, the administration of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) is recommended to prevent progression of inflammation (recommendation grade A).