It is the common complaint of the biliary tree, it is usual that gall bladder will be diseased due to Gallstones.
PATHOLOGY: gall stones are mainly of two types mainly consisting of pigment stones and cholesterol stones.
Pigment stones are more common in developing countries and cholesterol stones are common in western countries.
EPIDEMIOLOGY:80-90% of the cases are symptomatic. 7% males are effected and 15% females are effected. Overall prevalence is about 11%.
Pain in the right upper part of abdomen radiating to the tip of the right scapula.