Acute Cholangitis (Algorithm)
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Acute cholangitis (AC) can be suspected in a patient with clinical or laboratory signs of infection and abdominal pain, jaundice, or a former history of cholangitis, especially when a biliary stent is implanted.
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
Intensive care unit
Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography
White blood count
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