Cholelithiasis in pediatric setting
Claudia Della Corte
1U.O.C. Malattie Epatometaboliche, Ospedale Pediatrico “Bambino Gesù”, Roma
In the last years, following the extensive use of ultrasound scanning and the increased prevalence of certain risk factors, an increasing number of children with cholelithiasis has been identified. Actually, little is known about natural history and management of cholelithiasis in childhood. So far, guidelines for management of children with gallstones are lacking.