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ALLMedicine™ Acalculous Cholecystitis Center

Research & Reviews  273 results

Obstructive jaundice due to acute acalculous cholecystitis: 'Mirizzi-like syndrome'.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2020-239564
BMJ Case Reports; Sakamoto T, Lefor AK et. al.

Mar 31st, 2021 - A 78 year-old female status post subarachnoid haemorrhage developed abdominal pain and obstructive jaundice. CT scan showed acute cholecystitis and dilation of the intrahepatic ducts. Endoscopic retrograde cholangiography revealed hepatic duct ste...

Acalculous cholecystitis with gallbladder necrosis in a patient presenting without abdo...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7747595
BMJ Case Reports; Altshuler E, Case R

Dec 18th, 2020 - An 83-year-old man with a history of chronic myelogenous leukaemia in remission maintained with bosutinib presented with new-onset fevers. He denied pain and had no other focal symptoms. Ultrasound imaging revealed mild gallbladder wall thickening...

Spontaneous cholecystocutaneous fistula: an uncommon complication of acute cholecystitis.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7745323
BMJ Case Reports; Kasper P, Kaminiorz J et. al.

Dec 16th, 2020 - A 78-year-old man presented to the hospital with acute right upper quadrant pain, fever and nausea. A focused abdominal ultrasound and abdominal CT scan were performed demonstrating an acute calculous cholecystitis with gallbladder perforation. Al...

All the World Is a Nail: Why Are Surgeons Resistant to Learn How to Place Cholecystosto...
https://doi.org/10.1177/0003134820965954
The American Surgeon; Requarth J

Nov 20th, 2020 - Surgeons routinely provide palliative care, but often the technical procedure needed for the palliative intervention is beyond our training and comfort zone. This case is an example of surgical palliative care that utilizes image-guided techniques...

Gallbladder Perforation Into the Peritoneal Cavity.
https://doi.org/10.1097/RLU.0000000000003317
Clinical Nuclear Medicine; Wang BF, Yi S et. al.

Oct 8th, 2020 - Gallbladder perforation is an uncommon but morbid complication of acute cholecystitis with mural ischemia and necrosis. The most common site of perforation is the fundus because of limited blood supply in this region. The Niemeier classification p...

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Guidelines  1 results

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Right Upper Quadrant Pain.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2019.02.013
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Peterson CM et. al.

May 5th, 2019 - Although right upper quadrant pain is a very common clinical presentation, it can be nonspecific. However, acute cholecystitis is very often the diagnosis of exclusion. This review focuses on the recommended imaging evaluation in the most commonly...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  283 results

Obstructive jaundice due to acute acalculous cholecystitis: 'Mirizzi-like syndrome'.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2020-239564
BMJ Case Reports; Sakamoto T, Lefor AK et. al.

Mar 31st, 2021 - A 78 year-old female status post subarachnoid haemorrhage developed abdominal pain and obstructive jaundice. CT scan showed acute cholecystitis and dilation of the intrahepatic ducts. Endoscopic retrograde cholangiography revealed hepatic duct ste...

Acalculous cholecystitis with gallbladder necrosis in a patient presenting without abdo...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7747595
BMJ Case Reports; Altshuler E, Case R

Dec 18th, 2020 - An 83-year-old man with a history of chronic myelogenous leukaemia in remission maintained with bosutinib presented with new-onset fevers. He denied pain and had no other focal symptoms. Ultrasound imaging revealed mild gallbladder wall thickening...

Spontaneous cholecystocutaneous fistula: an uncommon complication of acute cholecystitis.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7745323
BMJ Case Reports; Kasper P, Kaminiorz J et. al.

Dec 16th, 2020 - A 78-year-old man presented to the hospital with acute right upper quadrant pain, fever and nausea. A focused abdominal ultrasound and abdominal CT scan were performed demonstrating an acute calculous cholecystitis with gallbladder perforation. Al...

All the World Is a Nail: Why Are Surgeons Resistant to Learn How to Place Cholecystosto...
https://doi.org/10.1177/0003134820965954
The American Surgeon; Requarth J

Nov 20th, 2020 - Surgeons routinely provide palliative care, but often the technical procedure needed for the palliative intervention is beyond our training and comfort zone. This case is an example of surgical palliative care that utilizes image-guided techniques...

Gallbladder Perforation Into the Peritoneal Cavity.
https://doi.org/10.1097/RLU.0000000000003317
Clinical Nuclear Medicine; Wang BF, Yi S et. al.

Oct 8th, 2020 - Gallbladder perforation is an uncommon but morbid complication of acute cholecystitis with mural ischemia and necrosis. The most common site of perforation is the fundus because of limited blood supply in this region. The Niemeier classification p...

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News  5 results

New Serious Adverse Effects With Alemtuzumab in MS
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/895124

Apr 11th, 2018 - Several new and potentially life-threatening adverse events associated with the use of alemtuzumab (Lemtrada, Genzyme) in multiple sclerosis (MS) have been reported. Three separate papers published online in Neurology on March 30 describe eight ca...

More Risks Emerge for Alemtuzumab in MS
https://www.medpagetoday.com/neurology/multiplesclerosis/72194

Apr 6th, 2018 - Action Points Note that several case reports document severe side effects associated with alemtuzumab use in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. Acute acalculous cholecystitis has been previously reported and now appears on the p...

Radiological Case: Acute Perforated Acalculous Cholecystitis
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/892753_1

Case Summary A 68-year-old male presented to the emergency department with worsening abdominal pain, which started four days prior. The pain was diffuse but more pronounced on the right side. Patient also complained of periodic non-bloody, non-bil...

Radiological Case: Acute Perforated Acalculous Cholecystitis
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/892753_5

Conclusion While acute cholecystitis is not an uncommon entity for which the diagnosis is usually made promptly, gallbladder perforation resulting from prolonged obstruction of the cystic duct is rarely seen. It is, however, more commonly seen (al...

Radiological Case: Acute Perforated Acalculous Cholecystitis
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/892753

Case Summary A 68-year-old male presented to the emergency department with worsening abdominal pain, which started four days prior. The pain was diffuse but more pronounced on the right side. Patient also complained of periodic non-bloody, non-bil...

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