Acute Cholecystitis

  • V. I. Sreenivas


Acute cholecystitis, a complication of biliary calculus disease, is a frequent cause of acute abdomen presenting with upper abdominal pain.


Cystic Duct Acute Cholecystitis Common Bile Duct Stone Parietal Peritoneum Biliary Tract Disease 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. I. Sreenivas
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.The Hospital of Saint RaphaelNew HavenUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryYale University School of MedicineNew HavenUSA
  3. 3.Yale New Haven HospitalNew HavenUSA

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