Symptoms of gallstone disease.

  • A K Diehl
  • Published 1992 in Bailliere's clinical gastroenterology


The most certain symptomatic manifestation of gallstones is episodic upper abdominal pain. Characteristically, this pain is severe and located in the epigastrium and/or the right upper quadrant. The onset is relatively abrupt and often awakens the patient from sleep. The pain is steady in intensity, may radiate to the upper back, be associated with nausea… (More)


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