Summary of Gallstone
Flashcards on Gallstone
is a common roundworm that infects the biliary tract, thereby increasing the risk for gallstones.
Questions on Gallstone
A 42-year-old woman comes to the emergency department because of abdominal pain. The pain began five hours ago, is postprandial, steadily increasing in intensity, and associated with nausea and vomiting. Her temperature is 37.0°C (98.6°F), pulse is 80/min, respirations are 16/min, and blood pressure is 125/85 mm Hg. Examination shows an overweight middle-aged woman in mild distress. She has no signs of jaundice. Her abdomen is exquisitely tender in the right upper quadrant. Ultrasound shows several gallstones, an edematous gallbladder wall, and a positive sonographic Murphy sign. For which of the following malignancies is this patient most likely at an increased risk?