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Pearl-white gallstones: A report of a case and a chemical analysis by FTIR and XRD

Authors
  • Dowais, Raad1
  • Al Sharie, Sarah2
  • Araydah, Mohammad2
  • Al Khasawneh, Sahar3
  • Haddad, Fadi2
  • AlJaiuossi, Anas1
  • 1 Department of Clinical Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan
  • 2 Faculty of Medicine, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan
  • 3 Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan
Type
Published Article
Journal
International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Sep 24, 2021
Volume
87
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2021.106449
PMID: 34571346
PMCID: PMC8476646
Source
PubMed Central
Keywords
Disciplines
  • Case Report
License
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Abstract

• Pearl-white coloration of gallstones in extremely rare. • FTIR and XRD are useful tools to analyze the chemical composition of gallstones. • Cholesterol is the major component of pearl-white gallstones.

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