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Gallstones MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


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Gallstones
Tree Number(s)
C06.130.409.633
C06.130.564.332.500
C23.300.175.525
Unique ID
D042882
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D042882
Scope Note
Solid crystalline precipitates in the BILIARY TRACT, usually formed in the GALLBLADDER, resulting in the condition of CHOLELITHIASIS. Gallstones, derived from the BILE, consist mainly of calcium, cholesterol, or bilirubin.
Entry Term(s)
Biliary Calculi
Biliary Calculi, Common Bile Duct
Common Bile Duct Calculi
Common Bile Duct Gall Stone
Common Bile Duct Gall Stones
Common Bile Duct Gallstone
Common Bile Duct Gallstones
Gall Stone
Gall Stones
Gall Stones, Common Bile Duct
Gallstone
Gallstones, Common Bile Duct
NLM Classification #
WI 755
Previous Indexing
Cholelithiasis (1965-2003)
Common Bile Duct Calculi (1965-2003)
Public MeSH Note
2004; see CHOLELITHIASIS 1975-2003; for COMMON BILE DUCT CALCULI see COMMON BILE DUCT CALCULI 1963-2003
History Note
2004; use CHOLELITHIASIS 1975-2003
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/09
Revision Date
2020/05/27
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