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The cholic (1819) George Cruikshank.
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Colic (from Greek κολικός kolikos, "relative to the colon") or cholic is a form of pain which starts and stops abruptly. It occurs due to muscular contractions of a hollow tube (colon, ureter, gall bladder, etc.) in attempt to relieve the obstruction by forcing content out. It may be accompanied by vomiting and sweating. Types include:
- Baby colic, a condition, usually in infants, characterized by incessant crying
- Renal colic, a pain in the flank, characteristic of kidney stones
- Biliary colic, blockage by a gallstone of the common bile duct or cystic duct
- Horse colic, a potentially fatal condition experienced by horses, caused by intestinal displacement or blockage
- Devon colic, an affliction caused by lead poisoning
- Painter's colic or lead poisoning
- Bhat, Sriram (2013). SRB's Manual of Surgery. p. 364. ISBN 9789350259443
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