Digestive system

Etiology of Gallstone disease

 " A B C D E F G H I "

  • Anemias (hemolytic), Age> 40 yrs
  • Billiary stasis
  • Cirrhosis of liver, Critical ratio below 13:1, Cystic fibrosis
  • Diabetes mellitus, Deranged mucus production as in Cystic fibrosis
  • Excess weight (obesity)
  • Fat fertile flatulant female of forty, Fistulae on treatment with total parenteral nutrition
  • Gastric surgeries
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Hyperlipoprotienemia(type IV)
  • Infections, Infestations (by ascaris, chinese liverfluke), Ileal resection


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