Medical Definition of Cholesterolosis

1. Type of hyperplastic cholecystosis, abnormal deposits of cholesterol esters in macrophages within lamina propria (foam cells) and in mucous epithelium strawberry gallbladder = lipid cholecystitis = cholesterosis, seedlike patchy/diffuse thickening, associated with cholesterol gallstones in 50-70%, not related to serum cholesterol, radiologically not demonstrable cholesterol polyp, multiple small filling defects less than10mm in diameter, most common fixed filling defect of gall bladder, location: usually middle 1/3 of gallbladder (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cholesterolosis

cholesterol embolism
cholesterol ester storage disease
cholesterol ester transport proteins
cholesterol esterase
cholesterol esters
cholesterol monooxygenase
cholesterol oxidase
cholesterol reductase
cholesterol sulfotransferase
cholesterolaemia
cholesterolaemic
cholesterolemia
cholesterolemias
cholesterolemic
cholesterologenesis
cholesterolosis (current term)
cholesterols
cholesteroluria
cholesterosis
cholesterosis cutis
cholesteryl
cholesteryl ester synthetase
cholesteryls
cholestyramine
cholestyramine resin
cholestyramines
choleuria
choleverdin
choli
choliamb

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