Chronic cholecystitis history and symptoms

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Overview

The patients with chronic cholecystitis may have the history of recurrent episodes of biliary colic or acute cholecystitis. A positive history of biliary colic, nausea and vomiting are suggestive of chronic cholecystitis. The most common symptoms of chronic cholecystitis are right upper quadrant abdominal or epigastric pain, pain is usually prolonged and there is a positive history of pain after ingestion of heavy fatty meals. The pain is severe and steady and may radiate to the back or right shoulder.

History and Symptoms

The patients with chronic cholecystitis may present with the following history and symptoms.[1][2][3][4]

History

Patients with chronic cholecystitis may have the positive family history of:

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Common Symptoms

The common symptoms of acute cholecystitis include:

Less Common Symptoms

The less common symptoms of acute cholecystitis include:

References

  1. Jones MW, Ferguson T. PMID 29262051. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. [+https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK470236/#article-19521.s1 "Gallbladder, Cholecystitis, Chronic - StatPearls - NCBI Bookshelf"] Check |url= value (help).
  3. 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.
  4. "Cross-Sectional Imaging of Acute and Chronic Gallbladder Inflammatory Disease : American Journal of Roentgenology : Vol. 192, No. 1 (AJR)".




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