Gangrenous cholecystitis

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Acute cholecystitis diagnosed a few days ago, now with fever and pain.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Male

Markedly distended gallbladder, which presents partial hyperemia with inflammatory changes of adjacent adipose tissue. The caudal aspect of the gallbladder does not exhibit enhancement using intravenous contrast , compatible with partial necrosis.

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Case information

rID: 38882
Published: 9th Mar 2016
Last edited: 10th Mar 2016
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