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Cholecystitis, Acute

"Cholecystitis, Acute" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Acute inflammation of the GALLBLADDER wall. It is characterized by the presence of ABDOMINAL PAIN; FEVER; and LEUKOCYTOSIS. Gallstone obstruction of the CYSTIC DUCT is present in approximately 90% of the cases.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cholecystitis, Acute" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Cholecystitis, Acute" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 37 publications over 15 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2015
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.