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Acute cholecystitis

Acute cholecystitis is a topic covered in the Diagnosaurus.

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Etiology

  • Gallstones (usually)
  • Acalculous cholecystitis
  • Infectious, e.g., CMV, cryptosporidiosis, microsporidiosis (in AIDS)
  • Polyarteritis nodosa affecting cystic artery

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Last updated: January 12, 2015

Citation

Zeiger, Roni F.. "Acute Cholecystitis." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2015. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114713/all/Acute_cholecystitis.
Zeiger RF. Acute cholecystitis. Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2015. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114713/all/Acute_cholecystitis. Accessed April 20, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2015). Acute cholecystitis. In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114713/all/Acute_cholecystitis
Zeiger RF. Acute Cholecystitis [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2015. [cited 2019 April 20]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114713/all/Acute_cholecystitis.
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