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cho·le·cys·ti·tis

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

(ˌkɒlɪsɪsˈtaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the gall bladder, due to bacterial infection or the presence of gallstones
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cho•le•cys•ti•tis

(ˌkoʊ lə sɪˈstaɪ tɪs, ˌkɒl ə-)

n.
inflammation of the gallbladder.
[1865–70]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
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Translations

cho·le·cys·ti·tis

n. colecistitis, infl. de la vesícula biliar.
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cholecystitis

n colecistitis f; acalculous — colecistitis alitiásica or acalculosa
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References in periodicals archive ?
The initial diagnosis was GB cancer and the differential diagnosis included porcelain GB and calcified calculus chronic cholecystitis. The patient underwent extended cholecystectomy, segmental resection, and anastomosis of the transverse colon because of direct invasion of the transverse colon by the tumor.
Chronic cholecystitis was found in 2792 (81.6%) patients, acute cholecystitis in 237 (6.9%), and cholesterolosis in 223 (6.5%) (Table 1).
Due to the presence of recurrent abdominal pain, the possibility of chronic cholecystitis could not be excluded and the patient underwent laparoscopic surgery for removal of the gallbladder.
The role of upper gastrointestinal endoscopy in prevention of postcholecystectomy pain prior the elective surgical therapy of chronic cholecystitis. Med J Cairo Univ 2013;81(1):289-93.
Chronic cholecystitis, cholelithiasis and ectopic liver tissue of 1.7 cm in diameter adhered to the gallbladder and microscopically; ectopic liver tissue with normal liver histology with bile ducts were reported in the pathology report (Figures 2 and 3).
Cavernous transformation of the portal vein (CTPV) among adults is quite rare, with an incidence of 15.6% among extrahepatic portal vein obstruction (EHPVO), including one-third of thrombotic portal veins,[1] and accordingly are thought to be secondary to EHPVO triggered by inflammation, adjacent tissue fibrosis, tumor invasion, pancreatitis, and clotting disorders.[1],[2],[3] CTPV is characterized by a series of tortuous collateral portal veins at the liver hilum, with portal vein occlusion at the level of the spinoportal conjunction.[2] In this case, it was more likely caused by chronic cholecystitis based on the original normal portal vein lumen.
She had a history of chronic cholecystitis with several episodes of biliary colic without jaundice or fever since the past few years (she refused surgical treatment).
The final pathologic diagnosis was benign biliary-type polyp with chronic cholecystitis.
However, Chinese scholars (7,25) find that there is no difference between the expression of Ki67, P53, EGFR, survivin, and PCNA in GA and in chronic cholecystitis. In addition, an article (26) has reported that DNA in the mucosa of GA is similar to that in normal mucosa, suggesting that GA contains no oncogene.
Diffuse gallbladder wall thickening is not a specific finding, as it can also be seen in hypoalbuminemia, ascites, chronic cholecystitis, hepatitis, and unrelated inflammatory processes in the abdomen.
Predictive factors for difficult surgery in laparoscopic cholecystectomy for chronic cholecystitis. Internet J Surg 2008;16:11.

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