Jonathan Manheim

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Cholelithiasis (gallstones)

I. What every physician needs to know. Cholelithiasis, also known as gallstones, can be symptomatic or asymptomatic. Asymptomatic gallstones may be found incidentally on abdominal computed tomography (CT) or abdominal ultrasound (US) scan and generally warrant no further work-up or treatment. Symptomatic uncomplicated gallstones are generally diagnosed clinically. Biliary colic is the classic presentation of…

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