acalculous cholecystitis


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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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Out of the 50 patients, acute acalculous cholecystitis was found in 5 (10.0%) cases with the sex distribution of 1:4 (M: F).
Acute acalculous cholecystitis (AAC) is the inflammatory disease of the gallbladder in the absence of gallstones.
Leptospirosis presenting as acute acalculous cholecystitis. Clin Case Rep 2017; 5(11): 1775-9.
'Acute Acalculous Cholecystitis is a disease that affects the gallbladder; the gallbladder is a small sack that is attached to the liver that helps digestion.
Acute acalculous cholecystitis in the critically ill: Risk factors and surgical strategies.
Acute acalculous cholecystitis: An unusual presenting feature of Churg-Strauss vasculitis.
(5) However, when looking specifically at acalculous cholecystitis, rates of gangrene approach 60 percent and perforation 15 percent.
Neil, "Drainage of the gallbladder in patients with acute acalculous cholecystitis by transpapillary endoscopic cholecystotomy," Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, vol.
Lee, "Parasitic Infection of the Gallbladder: Cystoisospora belli infection as a cause of chronic abdominal pain and acalculous cholecystitis," Journal of the Mississippi State Medical Association, vol.
They suggested that invasion of the gallbladder caused an inflammatory adhesion which resulted in an acute acalculous cholecystitis [4].
Bedin, "Gallbladder melanoma mimicking acute acalculous cholecystitis.," Surgical Endoscopy, vol.
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).