cholesterosis

cholesterosis

 [ko-les″ter-o´sis]
a condition in which cholesterol is deposited in tissues in abnormal amounts.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cholesterosis

Cholesterolosis A condition characterized by deposition of cholesterol in tissues, most commonly in the gallbladder as aggregates of cholesterol-laden macrophages below the mucosa
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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This entity has various histomorphological spectrum like acute on chronic cholecystitis, xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis, cholesterosis and porcelain gall bladder10.
Cholelithiasis produces diverse histopathological changes in gall bladder mucosa namely acute inflammation, chronic inflammation, cholesterosis, hyperplasia and carcinoma.
Acalculous cholecystitis, adenomatosis, cholesterosis, and polyps of the gallbladder.

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