Gregory T. Everson

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Gallstones and hepatic cysts

How can I be sure that the patient has gallstones and/or hepatic cysts? Gallstones Gallstones are highly prevalent, and their presence does not necessarily connote disease! Gallstones (80% are cholesterol gallstones; Figure 1) are common (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey), and their prevalence increases with age and the following factors: female gender, pregnancy, use…

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