What causes biliary colic and acute cholecystitis in children?

Updated: Jan 18, 2017
  • Author: Peter A D Steel, MBBS, MA; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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It is uncommon for gallstone formation in children; affected children are more likely to have congenital anomalies, biliary anomalies, or hemolytic (pigment) stones.

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