Definition of cholecystitis in English:

cholecystitis

Syllabification: cho·le·cys·ti·tis
Pronunciation: /kōləˌsisˈtītis
 
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noun

Medicine
  • Inflammation of the gallbladder.
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    • The differential diagnosis of acute pyelonephritis includes pelvic inflammatory disease, cholecystitis, appendicitis, lower lobe pneumonia, perforated viscus, and the prodrome of herpes zoster.
    • Other general causes of abdominal pain, such as appendicitis, cholecystitis, diverticulitis, colitis, constipation, hernias or even arterial aneurysms, may elicit similar discomfort.
    • Delayed diagnosis of acute cholecystitis can lead to gangrenous cholecystitis, gallbladder perforation, and biliary peritonitis.

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