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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Virgin Islands, you can barely make out its brown stone cottages (rooms start at $275) set amid the rolling lawns of this sprawling, 170-acre resort: accommodations are shielded by 2,000 species of trees and plants.
The two-story house was constructed of brown stone, with the ends of big supporting beams visible at the second-floor level.
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Then, the Nebraska teacher stumbled on a shiny brown stone about the size of a jelly bean.
Seeing an old brown stone, he inquires about the beautiful song.
President Ghali was further told that they recently recovered a 472-carat top light brown stone, the third largest stone recovered at the mine.
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