Condition

Choledocholithiasis

Description

Choledocholithiasis refers to the presence of one or more gallstones in the common bile duct.  Gallstones are concretions that form in the biliary tract, usually in the gallbladder, they may remain asymptomatic for decades. Migration of a a gallstone into the opening of the cystic duct may block the outflow of bile during gallbladder contraction. The resulting increase in gallbladder wall tension produces a characteristic type of pain (biliary colic). Cystic duct obstruction, if it persists for more than a few hours, may lead to acute gallbladder inflammation (acute cholecystitis).Source: Wikipedia

 

 

Other names

Cholelithiasis; Gallstones

  • Specialities
  • Procedures
  • Medical teams
  • Medical centres
  • Professionals

Medical centres

Hospitals

Vithas Xanit International Hospital Avenida de los Argonautas, s/n Benalmádena
Vithas Parque San Antonio Hospital Avda del Pintor Joaquín Sorolla, 2 Málaga
Hospital El Angel Calle Corregidor Nicolás Isidro 16 Málaga

Professionals

General Surgery,Digestive System