• Gallstones Complications

Complications
  • Cholecystitis- When gallstones get impacted in the cystic duct, the pressure within gallbladder increases and produces inflammation causing cholecystitis.
  • Pancreatitis- A gallstones can cause blockage of the pancreatic duct (tube from pancreas to common bile duct) which can lead to inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis).
  • Cancer of the Gallbladder- It is estimated that people with a history of gallstones have an increased risk of cancer of gallbladder.
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