Brown Gallstone

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A pigment gallstone formed from a complex mixture of insoluble calcium salts of unconjugated bilirubin with varying amounts of protein and cholesterol. While black gallstones are found in sterile bile in the gallbladder, brown gallstones are often associated with infection (e.g., with Escherichia coli, Ascaris lumbricoides, Opisthorchis sinenesis). These organisms release beta-glucuronidases, which hydrolyze bilirubin glucuronides; in contrast to black stones
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An engagement ring on a gold band featuring five diamonds set in a row, and of decreasing size from the central diamond, together with a plain gold wedding band and a third gold ring set with a brown stone were also taken.
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