cholecystitis


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cho·le·cys·ti·tis

 (kō′lĭ-sĭ-stī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the gallbladder.

cholecystitis

(ˌkɒlɪsɪsˈtaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the gall bladder, due to bacterial infection or the presence of gallstones

cho•le•cys•ti•tis

(ˌkoʊ lə sɪˈstaɪ tɪs, ˌkɒl ə-)

n.
inflammation of the gallbladder.
[1865–70]
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Noun1.cholecystitis - inflammation of the gall bladder
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations

cho·le·cys·ti·tis

n. colecistitis, infl. de la vesícula biliar.

cholecystitis

n colecistitis f; acalculous — colecistitis alitiásica or acalculosa
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Gross pathology of the specimen demonstrated an enlarged gallbladder with diffusely hemorrhagic mucosa and areas of full thickness necrosis consistent with acute perforated gangrenous cholecystitis.
He was admitted with the diagnosis of acute cholecystitis and underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy during hospitalization.
1,2] About 2% to 15% of patients with acute cholecystitis [3] associated with presence of gallbladder stone may be complicated with perforation of gallbladder.
Right upper quadrant pain can rule out the diagnosis of appendicitis, and mostly suggests cholecystitis, gastritis, duodenal ulcer, and other liver or gallbladder pathologies; therefore, we wanted to present this unusual case in detail.
Methods: The study involved 90 cholecystectomies (55 laparoscopic and 35 open) for chronic cholecystitis.
Gallbladder perforation is a rare but devastating complication of acute cholecystitis with or without gallstones.
Objective: To observe changes in surgeons' practice of antibiotic usage in patients with acute cholecystitis before and after the implementation of Tokyo Guidelines.
09%) patients, cholecystitis with biliary sludge in 14 (12.
Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis (XGC) is an uncommon inflammatory disease of the gallbladder characterized by the infiltration of plasma cells, lipid-laden histiocytes, and the proliferation of fibroblasts in the gallbladder wall.
The most common reason for SLC was difficult anatomy, followed by sever adhesions, acute cholecystitis and sessile GB.
Cholecystitis a Risk Gallstone blockages can resolve themselves, with stones spontaneously moving out of the bile duct and into the intestine.
Gallbladder torsion is a rare surgical emergency which physicians should bear in mind when encountering patients with symptoms of acute cholecystitis.