Gastroenterology Research, ISSN 1918-2805 print, 1918-2813 online, Open Access
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Original Article

Volume 11, Number 5, October 2018, pages 346-348

Risk Factors of Cholelithiasis Unrelated to Hematological Disorders in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Cholecystectomy


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Ultrasound shows a big stone in the lumen of the gallbladder.


Table 1. Preoperative Data of the Patients
No. (%)
Mean age at operation (years)11.2
Familiarity with cholelithiasis19 (79.2)
Lithogenic drugs5 (20.8)
Total parenteral nutrition3 (12.5)
BMI (kg/m2) > 258 (33.3)
Clinical presentation
  Abdominal pain at the right upper quadrant14 (58.3)
  Cholecystitis (abdominal pain, vomit and fever)5 (20.8)
  Non-specific abdominal pain5 (20.8)