Acute cholecystitis

What is Acute cholecystitis?

Inflammation and/or hemorrhagic necrosis, with variable infection, ulceration, and neutrophilic infiltration of the gallbladder wall; usually resulting from impaction of a stone in the cystic duct.

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I have just got home from 33 hours on A&E having been diagnosed with acute cholecystitis due to 4 gall stones of about 1cm each. The surgeons told...

doctor1 MD

Dear Concerned.,
Thanks for writing to us.
You have been diagnosed as "Ac Cholecystitis" with Cholelithiasis with 04 gall stones in gall bladder.

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Have just been told I have acute cholecystitis and innumerable gallstones from an ultrasound and have been avoiding fatty foods, large meals at...

doctor1 MD

Hi welcome to health care magic forum.
It appears that you are diagnosed with the cholecystitis , due to the numerous gall stones.
If advised you...

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I have, not severe pain, but constant dull pain at the top of my stomach right in the middle of my rib cage? I was have some problems with a bm...

doctor1 MD

Thanks for posting your query.
Do you have exacerbation of pain with respiratory movements?
Do you have fever/ vomiting/ yellow...

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