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AC is divided into acute calculous cholecystitis (ACC) and acute acalculous cholecystitis (AAC).
Although the incidence of GP is similar in patients with stone-related versus acalculous cholecystitis (5), the risk of GP due to very large stones in the absence of acute cholecystitis is not known.
Acalculous cholecystitis is a form of acute cholecystitis seen more frequently in immunosuppressed and high risk patients.
Acute acalculous cholecystitis (AAC) is acute inflammation of the gallbladder in the absence of gallstones.
5%) had pleural effusion by ultrasound compared to 35 (27%) by chest x-ray; 14 had ultrasound evidence of acalculous cholecystitis (gall bladder wall thickening) of whom only two had abdominal pain and tenderness.
Hepatitis may occur, and there are reports of acalculous cholecystitis.
Acute acalculous cholecystitis (ACC) is rare, but important cause of cholecystitis in pediatrics (1).
We propose that for patients with acute acalculous cholecystitis and a high suspicion for Q fever, doxycycline be given empirically.
28,29) Impairment of gallbladder contractility may contribute to the etiopathology of acalculous cholecystitis.
The patient eventually developed peritonitis, necrosis of the stomach, hepatitis, acalculous cholecystitis, profound coagulopathy, and multiple organ failure.
Acute acalculous cholecystitis (AAC) is recognised to occur only in patients with serious comorbid illnesses such as after major surgery, severe trauma, burns, multiorgan failure, systemic sepsis and prolonged intravenous hyperalimentation.