Gallstones complications

Complications could include:

  • Pancreatitis is swelling of the pancreas and causes abdominal tenderness and pain. Treatment will depend on whether your pancreatitis is acute or chronic.
  • Choledocholithiasis (also called bile duct stones or gallstones in the bile duct) is the presence of a gallstone in the common bile duct. Gallstones usually form in your gallbladder. The gallbladder is a pear-shaped organ below your liver in the u...
  • Cholecystitis or acute cholecystitis is the inflammation of your gallbladder. If this condition persists for a prolonged period of time or if you have repeated attacks, it is called chronic cholecystitis.
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