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]
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
Translations

cho·le·cys·ti·tis

n. colecistitis, infl. de la vesícula biliar.

cholecystitis

n colecistitis f; acalculous — colecistitis alitiásica or acalculosa
References in periodicals archive ?
Inamori et al., "Percutaneous transhepatic gallbladder stenting for recurrent acute acalculus cholecystitis after failed endoscopic attempt," Journal of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery, vol.
Acute cholecystitis and pancreatitis after hemobilia are quite rare.
Gallbladder perforation is a rare but devastating complication of acute cholecystitis with or without gallstones.
The most common reason for SLC was difficult anatomy, followed by sever adhesions, acute cholecystitis and sessile GB.
Similar findings were seen for each of the four categories of gallbladder- or biliary tract-related events (uncomplicated gallbladder stones, complicated gallbladder stones, cholecystitis with/without gallbladder stones, and biliary obstruction).
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.
Acute cholecystitis is an acute inflammatory condition of the gall bladder; 95% of cases of acute cholecystitis are due to an obstructing calculus in the gall bladder neck or cystic duct.
In humans, cholecystitis is the inflammation of which part of the body?
Interestingly, 6%-17% of gallbladders removed for cholecystitis contain no gall stones, and its etiological mechanisms have been postulated for acalculous cholecystitis (AC) (2).
Cholelithiasis, cholecystitis, and bile duct malignancies have been implicated as etiologies of cholecystopathy.
Key Words: Hepatitis A virus, Acute acalculous cholecystitis, Gall bladder wall thickness
A TEAE of acute cholecystitis resulted in death in one placebo-treated patient.