Acute cholecystitis

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Two days of nausea and vomiting associated with fever.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Female

CT Abdomen

Distended gallbladder with wall thickening, mucosal enhancement and pericholecystic fluid and inflammatory fat stranding. Cholelithiasis.

Case Discussion

Acute cholecystitis refers to the acute inflammation of the gallbladder.

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Case information

rID: 29606
Published: 8th Jun 2014
Last edited: 4th Aug 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included