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Symptoms

Abdominal pain

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Nausea and vomiting

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Unexplained weight loss

Tests and diagnosis

Abdominal ultrasound

CT scan

MRI

Treatments and drugs

Cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal)

Oct. 12, 2016
References
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