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lithiasis

 [lĭ-thi´ah-sis]
1. a condition marked by formation of calculi and concretions.
2. sometimes used as a synonym for one of the specific types of lithiasis, such as urolithiasis, nephrolithiasis, or cholelithiasis.
gallbladder lithiasis cholecystolithiasis.
pancreatic lithiasis pancreatolithiasis.
renal lithiasis nephrolithiasis.
urinary lithiasis urolithiasis.

li·thi·a·sis

(li-thī'ă-sis),
Formation of calculi of any kind, especially of biliary or urinary calculi.
[litho- + G. -iasis, condition]

lithiasis

/li·thi·a·sis/ (lĭ-thi´ah-sis) the formation or presence of calculi or other concretions.

lithiasis

(lĭ-thī′ə-sĭs)
n. pl. lithia·ses (-sēz′)
Pathological formation of mineral concretions in the body.

lithiasis

[lithī′əsis]
Etymology: Gk, lithos, stone, osis, condition
the formation of calculi in the hollow organs or ducts of the body. Calculi are formed of mineral salts and may irritate, inflame, or obstruct the organ in which they form or lodge. Lithiasis occurs most commonly in the gallbladder, kidney, and lower urinary tract. Lithiasis may be asymptomatic, but more often the condition is extremely painful. Surgery may be necessary if the stones cannot be excreted spontaneously. Lower urinary tract calculi often can be dissolved. See also biliary calculus, cholelithiasis, renal calculus, urinary calculus.

li·thi·a·sis

(li-thī'ă-sis)
Formation of calculi of any kind, especially of biliary or urinary calculi.
[litho- + G. -iasis, condition]

lithiasis

The formation of stones (calculi) anywhere in the body, but especially in the urinary and bile secretion and storage systems.

lithiasis

a condition marked by formation of calculi and concretions. See gallstone, salivary calculus, urolithiasis, urolith, prostatic calculus.
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We believe that the tumor described in this report and those labeled granular cell traumatic neuroma by Rosso et al are really the same lesion, with the difference that in this patient the persistent tissular injury in the vicinity of lithiasis played the role of a causal, causative, or promoting factor for the development of the tumor, in a similar way, for example, that Morton neuroma is a mechanically induced lesion that affects women who frequently wear shoes that are not designed for the physiology of the foot.
Group 3 included 32 patients with other urological pathological conditions (including 2 with kidney carcinoma, 3 with neurogenic bladder, 8 with urethral lithiasis, 9 with prostatic carcinoma, and 10 with urinary tract infection).
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