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Gallstones

Gallstones
(Science: radiology) cholesterol, most common, non-opaque, calcium bilirubinate (bilirubin), opaque, associated with haemolytic anaemia (SSD, spherocytosis, etc.), increased incidence with: 4 Fs: fat, female, fertile, flatulent, sickle cell disease (bilirubin), cirrhosis, crohn disease, diabetes, pancreatic disease, hyperparathyroidism
Concentrated calcium deposits that develop in the kidneys, can sometimes prove to be dangerous to the carrier and their health.


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