postcholecystectomy syndrome


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post·cho·le·cys·tec·to·my syn·drome

the recurrence or persistence of signs and symptoms that led to removal of the gallbladder, but after cholecystectomy.

postcholecystectomy syndrome

(pōst″kō″lĕ-sis″tek′tŏ-mē) [ post- + cholecystectomy]
Persistent right upper quadrant pain or indigestion or both after surgical removal of the gallbladder for similar symptoms.
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8) Aside from their causative role in mechanical bile duct obstruction, biliary neuromas have been implicated as a source for the pain of postcholecystectomy syndrome.