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New Indian Journal of Surgery

Volume  13, Issue 1, January-March 2022, Pages 27-29


Original Article

Correlation between Gallstones and Hypothyroidism: Our Experiance
Narayanaswamy T,Prajwal RK
Professor, Department of General Surgery, Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangaluru, Karnataka 560004, Assistant Professor, Chamundeshwari Medical College, Channapatna, Karnataka 562160, India
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Background: Among biliary pathology,
Gallbladder Stones are the most common. There are
well-established risk factors associated with formation
of Gallstone. Since Biliary motility is affected by
thyroid hormone, Patients with hypothyroidism will
have Gallbladder Hypokinesia and deranged lipid
metabolism leading to formation of Gallstones

Corresponding Author : Prajwal RK