Acute acalculous cholecystitis in young patients without predisposing factors.


Journal Article

We report the atypical presentation of acute acalculous cholecystitis in four young, otherwise healthy patients. These cases emphasize the fact that the traditional concept of this disease as being associated with trauma, major surgery, or other pathology may no longer be true, and an important number of cases may appear de novo in patients without any predisposing factors.

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Cited Authors

  • Parithivel, VS; Gerst, PH; Banerjee, S; Parikh, V; Albu, E

Published Date

  • April 1999

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 65 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 366 - 368

PubMed ID

  • 10190365

Pubmed Central ID

  • 10190365

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0003-1348


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States