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Pregnancy causing gallstone disease.
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PMID:  18946459     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A cross sectional study was done on patient, who were diagnosed and admitted with gallstone disease in different hospitals during June 1997 to June 2001. The aim of the study was to determine any significant association between pregnancy and cholilithiasis in female. A standard written questionnaire, which is duly filled by, concerned doctor and examination done. Records were made about age at marriage, first pregnancy after marriage and number of pregnancies. Incidence of gallstone shows that in 21-30 years age group 05 (1.37%) patient having no pregnancy, 35 (9.62%) patient having one pregnancy, 26 (7.14%) patient having two pregnancies, 22 (6.04%) having three pregnancy and 12 (3.30%) patient having four and more pregnancies. In 31-40 years age group 02 (0.55%) having no pregnancy, 05 (1.37%) patients having one pregnancy, 22 (6.04%) patient having two pregnancies, 30 (8.24%) patients having three pregnancies and 46 (12.64%) patients having four and more pregnancies. In 41-50 years age group 3 (0.82%) patients are having no pregnancy, 2 (0.55%) patient having one pregnancy, 16 (4.40%) patient having two pregnancies, 16 (4.40%) patient having three pregnancies and 47 (12.91%) patient having four and more pregnancies. In 51-60 years age group, 02 (0.55%) patient having one pregnancy, 04 (1.10%) patients having two pregnancy, 09 (2.47%) patient having three pregnancies, 52 (14.29%) patient four and more pregnancies. The numbers of pregnancy is associated with gall stone diseases. The risk of developing gall stone disease increases in association with increased number of parity, particularly among the younger women.
M K Khan; M A Jalil; S U Khan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Mymensingh medical journal : MMJ     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1022-4742     ISO Abbreviation:  Mymensingh Med J     Publication Date:  2008 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-10-23     Completed Date:  2009-08-20     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9601799     Medline TA:  Mymensingh Med J     Country:  Bangladesh    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S91-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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MeSH Terms
Age Factors
Cross-Sectional Studies
Gallstones / etiology*
Middle Aged
Pregnancy Complications / etiology*
Risk Factors
Young Adult

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