cholesterolosis

cho·les·ter·ol·o·sis

(kō-les'ter-ol-ō'sis),
1. A condition resulting from a disturbance in metabolism of lipids, characterized by deposits of cholesterol in tissue, as in Tangier disease.
2. Cholesterol crystals in the anterior chamber of the eye, as in aphakia with associated retinal separation.
Synonym(s): cholesterinosis

cho·les·ter·ol·o·sis

(kō-les'ter-ol'ŏ-sis)
1. A condition resulting from a disturbance in metabolism of lipids, characterized by deposits of cholesterol in tissue.
2. Cholesterol crystals in the anterior chamber of the eye.

Cholesterolosis

Cholesterol crystals or deposits in the lining of the gallbladder.
Mentioned in: Gallstones
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Chronic cholecystitis was found in 2792 (81.6%) patients, acute cholecystitis in 237 (6.9%), and cholesterolosis in 223 (6.5%) (Table 1).
Others included adenomyoma (9.09%, n = 1), papillary hyperplasia (9.09%, n = 1), cholesterolosis (9.09%, n = 1) and xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis (9.09%, n = 1) (Table 5).
Gallbladder polyps can either be benign, such as hyperplasia and lipid deposits (cholesterolosis), or malignant, which is rare.
In addition, NCEH1, ABCG5, and ABCG8 are reported to be drug targets of pioglitazone [43] and ezetimibe [42] in the therapy of human gallbladder cholesterolosis and HFD-induced fatty liver.
Organs tinged by bilirubin include the cirrhotic liver (E) and the gallbladder with cholesterolosis and yellow-green gallstones (F).
Cholesterolosis, xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis, benign polyps, pre-malignant and malignant conditions are the less common pathological entities6.
Cholesterolosis. Incidence, correlation with serum cholesterol level and the role of laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
Histologic examination showed that in almost half of the gallbladders, the only abnormality was cholesterolosis or cholesterol polyps; 94% of the gallbladders had benign lesions.
The majority of these lesions are not neoplastic but are hyperplastic or represent lipid deposits (cholesterolosis).
(7.) Owen CC, Bilhartz LE Gallbladder polyps, cholesterolosis, adenomyomatosis, and acute acalculous cholecystitis.

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