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Related to choledocholithiasis: Murphy's sign
the occurrence of calculi (see cholelithiasis) in the common bile duct.
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Presence of a stone in the common bile duct.
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choledocholithiasisCommon bile duct stone(s) GI disease The presence of gallstones in the common bile duct, which occurs in ±15% of Pts with gallstones Clinical Abdominal pain, N&V; if severe, fever, chills and jaundice. See Bile tract, Gallstone.
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Presence of a gallstone in the common bile duct.
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choledocholithiasisStones in the common bile duct.
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The presence of gallstones within the common bile duct.
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