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Cholesterol Gallstones

Gallsontes are crystalline bodies that are formed inside of the body by accretion (“growth or increase in size by gradual external addition”) or concretion (“a spherical or ellipsoidal nodule formed by accumulation of mineral matter after deposition of sediment”) of normal and abnormal bile components. The largest single makeup of gallstones are cholesterol stones, which are generally green, but have been found to be white/yellow in color. Cholesterol stones account for approximately 80 percet of all gallstones, and are composed primarily of cholesterol. The remaining twenty percent […]

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