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Disease Cholecystitis, Acute

Name Cholecystitis, Acute
Synonym Acute Cholecystitis
Definition Acute inflammation of the GALLBLADDER wall. It is characterized by the presence of ABDOMINAL PAIN; FEVER; and LEUKOCYTOSIS. Gallstone obstruction of the CYSTIC DUCT is present in approximately 90% of the cases.
Categories Digestive system disease
MeSH® ID D041881

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DiseasesDigestive System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Biliary Tract Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gallbladder Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Cholecystitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Cholecystitis, Acute Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Cholecystitis, Acute Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Emphysematous Cholecystitis