acute cholecystitis

Acute cholecystitis

What does acute cholecystitis mean? Acute cholecystitis means active or ongoing inflammation of the gallbladder, a small pear-shaped organ that sits just under the liver. What causes acute cholecystitis? The most common cause of acute cholecystitis is the presence of a gallstone in the cystic duct, a small tube that allows for the flow of …
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