Gall Stones

A gallstone (which may also be written "gall stone") is a hard mass formed in the gall bladder from varying proportions of:

  • Bile pigments
  • Cholesterol, and
  • Calcium salts.

Cause of gall stones:

The formation of gall stones in the gallbladder is called cholelithiasis and occurs when the physical characteristics of bile become such that cholesterol is less soluble.


Symptoms & Effects
of gall stones:


Medical Tests and Treatments
for gall stones may involve:

  • Gall stones are usually diagnosed using ultrasonography but gall stones that contain calcium may be seen on a standard X-Ray image.

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