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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Furqan M M. M.B.B.S[2]

Overview

The most common cause of acute cholecystitis is gallstones. Less common causes of acute cholecystitis include gallbladder stasis, gallbladder polyp, gallbladder malignancy, parasites, and foreign bodies.

Causes

The most common cause of acute cholecystitis is gallstones. Less common causes of acute cholecystitis include gallbladder stasis, gallbladder polyp, gallbladder malignancy, parasites, and foreign bodies..[1][2][3]

Common Causes

Acute cholecystitis may be caused by:

Less Common Causes

Less common causes of acute cholecystitis include:

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Causes by Organ System

Cardiovascular No underlying causes
Chemical/Poisoning No underlying causes
Dental No underlying causes
Dermatologic No underlying causes
Drug Side Effect No underlying causes
Ear Nose Throat No underlying causes
Endocrine No underlying causes
Environmental No underlying causes
Gastroenterologic Gallstones, gallbladder stasis
Genetic Lith gene, mutations in the hepatic cholesterol transporter ABCG8
Hematologic No underlying causes
Iatrogenic No underlying causes
Infectious Disease Parasitic infiltration of gallbladder
Musculoskeletal/Orthopedic No underlying causes
Neurologic No underlying causes
Nutritional/Metabolic No underlying causes
Obstetric/Gynecologic No underlying causes
Oncologic Gallbladder polyp, gallbladder malignancy
Ophthalmologic No underlying causes
Overdose/Toxicity No underlying causes
Psychiatric No underlying causes
Pulmonary No underlying causes
Renal/Electrolyte No underlying causes
Rheumatology/Immunology/Allergy No underlying causes
Sexual No underlying causes
Trauma Foreign body
Urologic No underlying causes
Miscellaneous No underlying causes

Causes in Alphabetical Order

List the causes of the disease in alphabetical order.

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References

  1. Knab LM, Boller AM, Mahvi DM (2014). "Cholecystitis". Surg. Clin. North Am. 94 (2): 455–70. doi:10.1016/j.suc.2014.01.005. PMID 24679431.
  2. Jones MW, Ferguson T. "Gallbladder, Cholecystitis, Acalculous". PMID 29083717.
  3. Jones MW, Bhimji SS. "Gallbladder, Cholecystitis, Acute". PMID 29083809.

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