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cholecystitis

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Definition: Cholecystitis is the inflammation of the gallbladder.

Types - Lesional patterns

- acute cholecystitis / acute inflammation of the gallbladder

  • congestive cholecystitis
  • cellular acute cholecystitis
  • suppurative cholecystitis
  • gangrenous cholecystitis

- chronic cholecystitis

Etiology

-  lithiasis : calculous cholecystitis

  • acute calculous cholecystitis
  • chronic calculous cholecystitis
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    - acalculous cholecystitis

See also

- gallbladder anomalies
- gallbladder diseases