acalculous cholecystitis

acalculous cholecystitis

Gallbladder inflammation without gallstones.
 
Imaging, ultrasonography
Sludge, gallbladder distension, wall-thickening, wall lucencies, localised pericholecystic fluid.

acalculous cholecystitis

Surgery Gallbladder inflammation without gallstones Ultrasonographic findings Sludge, gallbladder distension, wall thickening, wall lucencies, localized pericholecystic fluid

Acalculous cholecystitis

Inflammation of the gallbladder that occurs without the presence of gallstones.
Mentioned in: Gallstones
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1) While there is still not much known about the pathophysiology of acute acalculous cholecystitis, it is generally thought of as a disease which effects patients with prolonged hospitalizations who are critically ill.
Acute cholecystitis is classified as calculus and acalculous cholecystitis.
Acute acalculous cholecystitis associated with gallbladder perforation is often seen with severe infections like pneumonia, viral infections, and with enteric fever where the causative organism Salmonella typhii was identified in bile and are further concentrated in gallbladder (7).
Acalculous cholecystitis, cholesterolosis, adenomyomatosis, and polyps of the gallbladder.
All patients with symptomatic gallstonesand acalculous cholecystitis were included.
Urgent ultrasound of the abdomen was done, showing a mildly distended gallbladder with wall thickening and intraluminal sludge, likely representing acalculous cholecystitis (Fig.
The MRI revealed acalculous cholecystitis, and so a stool acid-fast bacillus (AFB) stain was requested, which showed the presence of oocyst compatible with Cryptosporidium.
He said that Acute Acalculous Cholecystitis, though rare, is most often seen in critically ill people in hospital intensive care units.
Abdominopelvic computed tomography (CT) scan with oral and intravenous contrast and color Doppler sonography of the hepatic artery were performed, which revealed hepatosplenomegaly, multiple para-aortic and inguinal lymph nodes, pelvic free fluid, and a distended gallbladder with thickened wall, without any stones, suggesting acalculous cholecystitis (Figure 1).
1) Brucella-related uveitis, thyroiditis, nephritis, vasculitis, and acalculous cholecystitis have also been reported.
Acute acalculous cholecystitis includes 5% to 10% of all adults with acute cholecystitis but is rarely diagnosed among pediatric patients [1-3].
The objective of the study was to look for the atypical manifestations of DF, with special emphasis to study the incidence and outcome of acute acalculous cholecystitis in patients with DF.