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Disease Emphysematous Cholecystitis

Name Emphysematous Cholecystitis
Synonym Cholecystitis, Emphysematous
Definition A variant of acute cholecystitis with inflammation of the GALLBLADDER that is characterized by the pockets of gas in the gallbladder wall. It is due to secondary infection caused by gas-forming organisms, and has a high risk of perforation.
Categories Digestive system disease
MeSH® ID D041882
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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 Emphysematous Cholecystitis

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